"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's."
- J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Thank you for blowing my doors off their hinges when I was quite young. May you have a quiet corner now where now one will come knocking on your Caulfield cabin for eternity.
And Howard Zinn, too. Largely, in the political arena, if you hadn't said it first, I likely would not be thinking it nearly so eloquently and succinctly.
Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people,
can transform the world.