J. D. Salinger — American Novelist born on January 01, 1919, died on January 27, 2010

Jerome David Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980... (wikipedia)

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody.
How do you know you're going to do something, untill you do it?
I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.