There’s a time for daring and there’s a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.
Nothing will make sense to your American ears. And you will doubt everything that we do. But in the end, you will understand.
What if my problem wasn’t that I don’t understand people, but that I don’t like them? What if I was obliged to hurt you for something like this? I mean, physically. I think you’d have to believe afterwards, if you could, that agreeing to participate and then backing out at the critical moment was a mistake. Because that’s what I’m telling you. As clearly as I can.