Saturday, December 11, 2010

There are times in life when the fancy words and pretty actions don't count for much, when it's blood and dust and death and a cold wind blowing and a gun in the hand and you know suddenly you're just an animal with guts and blood that wants to live, love and mate, and die in your own good time.
- from Radigan by Louis L'Amour

Sunday, December 05, 2010

The British, recall, had some obsession with pigs, and Hawaiians never tired of providing them, often ceremoniously.
- from How "Natives Think by Marshall Sahlins

Apparently I find quotations about pigs hilarious.