"It is my comic fate to be the writer these traducers have decided I am not. They practice a rather commonplace form of social control: You are not what you think you are. You are what we think you are. You are what we choose for you to be. Well, welcome to the subjective human race. The imposition of a cause’s idea of reality on the writer’s idea of reality can only mistakenly be called “reading.”"
— Philip Roth
"Our desires are infinite and insatiable; it is only by mastering them that we stand a chance at happiness"
— Patrick Keane in ‘The Last of the Savages’ by Jay McInerney.
11: Ominous point in human history where people voting for Drake as a joke meets people voting for Drake because they are deadly serious. This is basically how the Nazis got power.