“Stop right there! Do stop. How uncharacteristically insensitive, my dear madam, how egregiously presumptuous. I’m not infatuated with frivolousness. We’re just good friends.” —Novelist (Even Cowgirls Get the Blues) Tom Robbins, responding in Esquire in 1983 to a critic who’d said he was “infatuated with frivolousness,” quoted in Tom Robbins, Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life (2014)
Why It’s Okay to be Disliked.
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