I’m not on the run from anything and I’m not at all clear about what I’m running towards. But as some great writer put it I want to be certain that when I arrive at death I’m totally exhausted.
I think America becomes more disgruntled by going to the movies and having an endlessly good time at them.
A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.
To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them they lack the joy that the Irish have.
Even when they have nothing the Irish emit a kind of happiness a joy.
There once was a demographic survey done to determine if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was the only place where this did not turn out to be true.
A relationship is sent by God and accident.
People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.