this was our song. We thought we were invincible and wonderful and completely in love and nothing terrible would ever happen to us. Who knew? Still, Benny and Joon is about as perfect a film as ever was, and I’m glad they have our song. It’s a good song. It’s still our song. And even here, today, in this awful, frightening mess, I sing it.
- "Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold." - Helen Keller
- "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." - Janis Joplin
- "Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty and wisdom will come to you that way." - Christopher Hitchens