Hardest of all, as one becomes older, is to accept that sapient remarks can be drawn from the most unwelcome or seemingly improbable sources, and that the apparently more trustworthy sources can lead one astray.
Littera scripta manet - 'The written word will remain'. That's true, but it won't be that much comfort to me.
I don't think the war in Afghanistan was ruthlessly enough waged.
The totalitarian, to me, is the enemy - the one that's absolute, the one that wants control over the inside of your head, not just your actions and your taxes.
I'm terrified of losing my voice.
I like surprises.