Don’t Ask Me, I Just Live Here

The Rabbit

There’s so much spectating going on that a lot of us never get around to living. Life is always walking up to us and saying, “Come on in, the living’s fine,” and what do we do? Back off and take its picture.

Russell Baker
Don’t Ask Me, I Just Live Here
Life, 25 July 1969

Drawing by Saul SteinbergThe Rabbit (1960), from Saul Steinberg (1978)

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