"And there is the account of the hanging of three men, and a scuba diver, and a suicide. There are stories of coincidence and chance, of intersections and strange things told, and which is which and who only knows? And we generally say, "Well, if that was in a movie, I wouldn't believe it." Someone's so-and-so met someone else's so-and-so and so on. And it is in the humble opinion of this narrator that strange things happen all the time. And so it goes, and so it goes. And the book says, "We may be through with the past, but the past ain't through with us."
Favorite Movie Characters → Patrick Bateman (American Psycho)
→ “There is an idea of a Patrick Bateman; some kind of abstraction. But there is no real me: only an entity, something illusory. And though I can hide my cold gaze, and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable… I simply am not there.”
i think the best thing about don draper is his hatred of harry crane
And this is where we are at; at the lowest level. To have to explain ourselves. For what? For what we do, we have to grovel? The only way to defend ourselves is to attack. If we don’t do that, we will lose every battle that we are engaged in. We will never dominate our in environment the way we should unless we attack! And the city, the city’s just noise. I know the city. I know it’s rotten secrets; it’s filthy lies and secrets.
They invited us here and welcomed us, only to throw us down and kick us out. It’s a grim joke.