“Well, you really made a mess of things,” he says. “I’m not even done,” I tell him
“The cost of oblivious daydreaming was always this moment of return, the realignment with what had been before and now seemed a little worse. ” - Atonement
He often used to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary. "It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to."
ignore your responsibilites and fantasize about older men