- “I mean, dude, we’re so ahead right now.”

- "What might he have written, if he'd had the chance to engage with the terrible truths of this past decade? What might a hundred thousand other people have done, if they'd lived too?"

- "Take lots of English and writing courses, go to all the good movies you can, and write-write-write for anyplace that will print your stuff."

- "My best guess is that when global uncertainty fades and global growth picks up, global interest rates will start to rise, too."