I cannot say how truth may be;
I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
- Sir Walter Scott, "The Lay of the
There are, and have been, many stories
in the culture and in other cultures
through which people examine, and
do other things to, their lives. -Adam
Phillips, On Kissing, Tickling, and Being
Bored: Psychoanalytic Essays on the
Our lives are stories that are being
told. The trick is to horn in on the
telling. - Anon.