how should a person be?
I just finished “How Should A Person Be?’ by Sheila Heti. Here are some (out of context) quotes from the book that I like:
‘I believed it to be gold and held it near.’
‘I don’t care about success. I have it in my heart now.’
‘In the daytime, austerity. In the nighttime, oblivion.’
‘I wanted a day without morning or evening. I wanted a day of rest.’
I’m a collector of words and phrases that appear beautiful to me and/or conjure up some grand vision. If ever I feel like escaping for a wee while, I slowly read over my collection. It always does the trick.