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" It's fun to sentimentalize the 20th-century lifestyle and the 20th-century brain, but it helps nobody, it makes you look ancient, there's no going back, and you'd be miserable if you did. "
" God is what keeps us together after the love is gone. "
" Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. "
" If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater? "
" The advent of cellphones may, in the end, be no more relevant than the ability of laptops to change our written documents into ones using cool new fonts. "
" If money is not maintained, it can collapse like a bridge along Interstate 5 and fixing it, even with determined politicians, will take ages, during which time God only knows how much human damage will occur. "
" Any passion to collect has some meaning behind it. "
" Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot and setting, a writer creates places where previously invisible truths become visible. Or the storyteller posits a series of dots that the reader can connect. "
" Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you. "
" You can get a subjective and highly factual dossier on most anyone in the public realm almost instantly. It's why publishers don't worry about author photos any more; people just Google a person and get on with things. "
" Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car. "
" TV didn't kill radio, it just added something new to the mix. "
" The urge to reincarnate while still alive is near universal. "
" Soon it won't be the Internet any more, it'll just be like air, like somehow they'll integrate the Internet into the air. And God's name will have ended up being 'Google,' because that's the way it worked out. It could have worked out that God's name ended up being 'Yahoo,' of course, but they lost out. "
" I tend to look for pathologies everywhere. "
" The universe hands you opportunities for a while, and if you don't take them, the universe says to itself, 'Oh I see, this person doesn't like opportunities' and stops giving them to you. "
" I've never really seen too much difference between writing or making visual art or designing furniture or clothing. It's still my brain - I'm just using different parts of it for different things. "
" I'm always looking for things that are so incredibly present that they become invisible. "
" Aliens didn't come down to Earth and give us technology. We invented it ourselves. Therefore it can never be alienating; it can only be an expression of our humanity. "
" Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room. "
" The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. "
" Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living. "
" I was so beautiful when I was young. And I took so few photos because I felt so skinny and ugly. I wish I'd just taken a few more shots. "
" Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure. "
" Some people think fashion is frivolous but it's not... it's just that some ideas come and go quickly, and that's the nature of the language of fashion. "
" Money isn't money anymore. Time doesn't feel like time anymore. Your sense of community, it's evaporated, too, or it's turned into something you visit at 2 A.M. on a website. "
" I'm not a hoarder, I'm a collector: if you have something you like, every time you see it, you have a little happy hit. "
" In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich. "
" In a faraway land called 'pre-2000,' what Earthlings now call blogging was called 'keeping a diary.' It's hard work to do well. I tried doing it in the early 1990s but had to stop because I no longer had a life - instead I had this thing that generated anecdotes to go into my diary. The diary took over and I had to stop. "
" Your body isn't just a body. It's an ecosystem. "
" I miss my pre-Internet brain, but that doesn't help anything. We can only go forward. "