A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. Dylan
William Burroughs was simultaneously old and young. Part sheriff, part gumshoe. All writer. He had a medicine chest he kept locked, but if you were in pain he would open it. He did not like to see his loved ones suffer. If you were infirm he would feed you. He’d appear at your door with a fish wrapped in newsprint and fry it up. He was inaccessible to a girl but I loved him anyway.
The people I find myself actually wanting to get to know are those who are trying to get to know themselves. A true friend is a compassionate collaborator in the endless search for meaning".
- Amanda Palmer. (via lifeatonce)
For the Paris crew
In the space where your brain and your heart collide, you’re convinced there’s a practical place that you can hide.