Kenneth Elton Kesey was an American novelist, essayist, and countercultural figure. He considered himself a link between the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the hippies of the 1960s.
I’ve seen a thousand of 'em, <...> people who try to make you weak so they can get you to toe the line, to follow their rules, to live like they want you to. <...> want to win by making you weaker instead of making himself stronger...
Nobody's gonna convince me I can't do something till I try it.
"What would you speculate it was about her that frightened you so, Billy?"
"I was in luh-love with her."
The secret of being a top-notch con man is being able to know what the mark wants, and how to make him think he’s getting it.