A kiss can be an IOU, or the end of a love affair. A kiss can last for eons. A kiss can be longer and stronger than a fuck. A kiss has a history and a future.
I am a 37-year-old unemployed loser.
–Bobby Walker [Ben Affleck]
I’m a highly qualified applicant for that position!
Glad I got that PhD.
Verisimilitude is the truth of art, and any convention which hinders the illusion is obviously in the wrong place.
Length, naturally, is not so much a matter of pages as of the mass and quality of what they contain. It is obvious that a mediocre book is always too long, and that a great one usually seems too short.
–Edith Wharton, The Writing of Fiction