Sunday has come again. He and Bev Shaw are engaged in one of their sessions of Lösung.
Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950s. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead.
The Buddha sought salvation in the extinction of the self; but if there is no self, what is there to be saved?
What actually happens when you die is that your brain stops working and your body rots, like Rabbit did when he died and we buried him in the earth at the bottom of the garden.
When their fuel runs out, ... stars collapse dramatically in upon themselves, and as they do so, enormous amounts of gravitational energy are released and converted into heat.
To calm this girl down, to get her to listen, I tell her the story about my fish. This is fish number six-hundred and forty-one in a lifetime of goldfish.
... “Oh, well – he wasn’t going to write Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony anyway.”
‘A man must live.’ No, there is no compulsion. A man must die. Yes, there are many circumstances in which a man must die.
Let everything that creeps console itself, for everything that is elevated dies.
As for me, I could leave the world with today in my eyes.