In the library I felt better, words you could trust and look at till you understood them, they couldn’t change half way through a sentence like people, so it was easier to spot a lie.

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson

Making a killing on Wall Street might be a harmless turn of phrase, but it only enjoys traction because of the culture it takes place in.

Irvine Welsh’s intro to American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis