"Among the lessons every young man should learn is this one: All women who like you because you make them laugh sooner or later stop laughing, and then why do they like you?"
— Roger Ebert
"The cigars are ballast, sweetheart. Sheer ballast. If he didn’t have a cigar to hold on to, his feet would leave the ground. We’d never see our Zooey again."
Zooey in Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger
I guess Zooey is as much of a lost soul as Franny.
"I know. I am very hard to talk to. I realize that."
— J.D. Salinger (via loieloie)
(Source: buttholepoetry, via ch-loie)