Occasionally, I glimpse a truer Truth, hiding in imperfect simulacrums of itself, but as I approach, it bestirs itself and moves deeper into the thorny swamp of dissent.
from Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
From a short inteview with Jesse's Café Américain:
Q. If you could travel back in time and change something in the financial world that would benefit society, what would it be?
A. I would help Alan Greenspan achieve a wonderfully rewarding career as a professional clarinetist.