Do you want to talk about the brief?
Everyone I have told about the brief is dead.
I take my chances.
Where you gonna go?
What’s it like?
[to his children, as they have a pillow fight]
I wish you guys would do that with bricks once in a while. That way it would end faster!
I thought you were an optimist.
You were wrong, weren’t you? I’m a realist.
Ah, it’s just another name for a quitter.
You can call me what you like. Don’t you get it? We failed.
Failed. There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don’t you ever say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don’t you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There’s something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.
This is the part where you start tearing off pieces of your shirt to bind my wounds.
If you wanted me to take my clothes off, you should have just asked.
Life sentence, right?
For you, too.
Why are you always so suspicious?
Should I answer chronologically or alphabetically?
Once we know the number one, we believe that we know the number two, because one plus one equals two. We forget that first we must know the meaning of plus.