"Someday somebody's gonna make you want to turn around and say goodbye / Until then, baby, are you going to let 'em hold you down and make you cry?" ~ Wilson/Phillips, "Hold On"
"Don't ask for help, you're all alone / Pressure / You'll have to answer to your own / Pressure" ~ Billy Joel
"Some people are born losers; others acquire the knack gradually." ~ W. C. Fields
"Conspiracy is a small but durable seller, retooled every year or so." ~ John Gregory Dunne
“There are no second acts in American lives.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald