Most of the time we think we're sick, it's all in the mind.
1929 Look Homeward, Angel, pt.1, ch.1.
'Where they got you stationed now, Luke?'? 'At the p-p-p-present time in Norfolk at the Navy base,' Luke answered,'m-m-making the world safe for hypocrisy.'Thomas Clayton Wolfe
My efforts to cut out 50,000 words may sometimes result in my adding 75,000.Thomas Clayton Wolfe
If a man has a talent and cannot use it, he has failed.If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partly failed.If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.Thomas Clayton Wolfe
You Can't Go Home Again.Thomas Clayton Wolfe
It was a cruel city, but it was a lovely one, a savage city, yet it had such tenderness, a bitter, harsh, and violent catacomb of stone and steel and tunnelled rock, slashed savagely with light, and roaring, fighting a constant ceaseless warfare of men and machinery; and yet it was so sweetly and so delicately pulsed, as full of warmth, of passion, and of love, as it was full of hate.Thomas Clayton Wolfe