|Proverbs, aphorisms, quotations (English)||by Linux fortune|
|When you are in the middle of a story it isn't a story at all, but|
only a confusion; a dark roaring, a blindness, a wreckage of shattered
glass and splintered wood, like a house in a whirlwind, or else a boat
crushed by the icebergs or swept over the rapids, and all aboard
powerless to stop it. It's only afterwards that it becomes anything
like a story at all. When you are telling it, to yourself or to
-- Margaret Atwood, "Alias Grace"