- James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
"There’s a kind of Ah-ha! Somebody at least for a moment feels about something or sees something the way that I do. It doesn’t happen all the time. It’s these brief flashes or flames, but I get that sometimes. I feel unalone—intellectually, emotionally, spiritually. I feel human and unalone and that I’m in a deep, significant conversation with another consciousness…"
— David Foster Wallace
"How can you let others decide for you?" -Howard Roark
- Zora Neale Hurston “Their Eyes Were Watching God”