He felt as if his heart had dried up. I needed her he thought. I needed someone like her to fill the void inside me. But I wasn’t able to fill the void inside her. Until the bitter end, the emptiness inside her was hers alone.
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
Bob Harris: The more you know who you are and what you want, the less you let things upset you.
– Lost in Translation (2003)
Unable to drain its own sickness, the building continued to rot from within.
Trapped in a downward spiral within a house of ruin.
A brand offers a feeling of reassurance when its products are always and everywhere the same.
― Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
I used to believe that I would always prefer to read from the printed page. Under ideal conditions, I still do. But two events changed my habits: I was eventually forced to acquire reading glasses. Then the iPad came out. Now, I zoom and pinch the text.