M Train Quotes.

1. "the incisive observational powers of a female surgeon cutting out her own heart."
- Patti Smith, M Train

2. "Its great thorns pierced the canvas, and its heavy fragrance rushed within, enveloping his sleep, becoming one with his breath, and penetrated the chambers of his exploding heart."
- Patti Smith, M Train

3. "The spirits rose like an ether that spun an arabesque and touched down as gently as a benevolent mask."
- Patti Smith, M Train

4. "All doors are open to the believer. It is the lesson of the Samaritan woman at the well."
- Patti Smith, M Train

5. "There is only one directive: that the lost are found; that the thick leaves encasing the dead are parted and they are lifted into the arms of light."
- Patti Smith, M Train

6. "-Such dark thoughts for the sake of a corner table. My inner Jiminy Cricket spoke up. Oh, all right, I said. May the world's small things fill her with delight. -Good, good, spoke the cricket. -and may she purchase a lottery ticket and possess the winning number, -Unnecessary, but fine. -And may she order a thousand such bags, each one more splendid than the last, delivered and dumped by FedEx, and may she be trapped by a storeroom's worth, without food, water, or cell phone. -I'm leaving, said my conscience. -Me too, I said, and I went back out on the street."
- Patti Smith, M Train

7. "Shard by shard we are released from the tyranny of so-called time."
- Patti Smith, M Train

8. "My Morocco. I followed whatever train I wanted. I wrote without writing—of genies and hustlers and mythic travelers, my vagabondia. Then I would walk back home, happily"
- Patti Smith, M Train

9. "He recognizes voices within silence. (of Max Sebald)"
- Patti Smith, M Train

10. "said good-bye to my corner. —What will happen to the tables and chairs? I asked."
- Patti Smith, M Train

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