People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway. - Simeon Strunsky
NW" is full of split selves, people alienated from the very things they thought defined them. Their nostalgia -- for old movies, old songs, buses they don't ride anymore -- is less a salve than a form of pain. - Christian Lorentzen
If you can overcome the occasional angst, you may have the chance to see some interesting things, perhaps the same things the tour buses bring people to see, but purified by solitude, if you will. In any case, do not stay in the hotel room. That is the only place you are vulnerable. - James Salter
Women should never chase elevators, buses or men, because there will always be another one! - Anonymousmale1
If you want to understand language, spend less time in the library with Plato and more time on the buses with people. - Plato.