- •“We may choose friendships based on common interests and complementary qualities, but our reasons for falling in love are altogether more irrational, projections of our most infantile wants and pathology. (Lovers know that it feels less as if they’ve chosen each other than as if they’ve both been chosen by something else.)"
- •“Laughter is one of those intimacies, like orgasm or tears or just getting completely snockered with someone, that bares our most helpless, undignified selves. It’s what’s bound and consecrated all my friendships, the way that sex consummates a love affair.”
- •Excerpt From: “We Learn Nothing.”