"I do not share my sadness because I do not want it compared to yours."
"But I saw the pain and sadness in everything, and swirled it round my mouth like a fine wine."
Emma Forrest, Your Voice in My Head
"No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride…and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well…maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten."
Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas