But Jesus, when you don’t have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it’s sex. When you have both, it’s health, you worry about getting ruptured or something. If everything is simply jake then you’re frightened of death.

J P Donleavy
J. P. Donleavy (1926-2017) Irish-American novelist and playwright. [John Patrick Donleavy]
The Ginger Man, ch. 5 (1955)

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