life was learning to get your money's worth and knowing when you had it.
you could get your money's worth. the world was a good place to
buy in. it seemed like a fine philosophy. in five years, i
thought, it will seem as silly as all the other fine philosophies i've
perhaps that wasn't true though. perhaps as you went along you did
learn something. i did not care what it was all about. all I
wanted to know was how to live in it. maybe if you found out how
to live in it you learned from that what it was all about.
The Sun Also Rises