Sunday, January 18, 2009

Another Country

"I mean, I think you've got to be truthful about the life you have. Otherwise there's no possibility of achieving the life you want." He paused. "Or think you want."

"Or," said Vivaldo, after a moment, "the life you think you should want."

"The life you think you should want," said Eric, "is always the life that looks safest."

James Baldwin, Another Country

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