What of people who aren't able to form close and strong relationships?
Who doesn't feel a part of their heart break at rejection.
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations. Then as now, whatever disagreements over policies existed among Americans - and there were many such bitter policy disputes - the purposes and goals for which Americans fought were clearly understood.
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in some kind of autumn afternoon light, and seeing it exclusively in the bitter chill of midnight breaks the spell of even the best of games.
I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.” – Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) “You’re getting damned romantic.” “No, bored.” – Ernest Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises) “He calls her Circe,” Mike said.
And given how much less of a man he’d felt the past several weeks, that was really saying something.
”“No, sir – I…” The young helmsman stammered.“I did say ‘best possible speed’, didn’t I?
“He claims she turns men into swine.” – Ernest Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises) “When you’re older you’ll know what people who love suffer…The agony.
It’s better to be cold and young than to love” – F.
Something about having his ex carry him to the bathroom and help him wash his balls just took all the fun out of becoming an eccentric recluse.” ― Heidi Betts, “I know you not quite well Yet I foolishly surrender my mind to you.