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"I guess I'm as confused by other people's insecurity as they are by my security. And my security is probably no more substantiated that their insecurity!" Chap. 1, p. 4



"I mean, people like Joan, with whom there are traumas in their youth, one thing about why there are traumas is that they dwell on them a little, they remember them and think back on them and use them as reference. I never think about that stuff at all, and I never go back. It's not so much a question of not having a memory as not having an interest in going back to think about those things. . . ." Chap. 1, p. 21

"The process in creating that kind of canvas was like—what?—10 percent action and 90 percent ass scratching. First you prepared yourself, cleaning up and arranging your palette and tools, sweeping the floors, and then, finally, when you were...

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