One must wait until the evening
To see how splendid the day has been.
Photo by Jan Saudek: Two Women (1974)
Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.
Screen capture: Ace Rothstein (Robert De Niro) in Martin Scorsese’s Casino (1995)
And no, I never found the great dark man because there is no great dark man. You are alone. It’s always the same – it’s never “out there,” it’s always in here. I once knew a woman with whom I discussed the theory of the great dark man and she said, “I’ve lived with a number of men and each one of them has had to be carried every step of the way.”
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