Midnight in Paris
Paul: Nostalgia is denial – denial of the painful present.
All cowardice comes from not loving, or not loving well, which is the same thing.
Maybe the present is a little unsatisfying because life is a little unsatisfying.
We all fear death and question our place in the universe. The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair, but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.
“That’s the problem with writers, you are so full of words.”