[Holden Caulfield over het motto “life is a game”:]
Game, my ass. Some game. If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it’s a game, all right – I’ll admit that. But if you get on the other side, where there aren’t any hot-shots, then what’s a game about it? Nothing. No game.
(Uit: J.D. Salinger, The catcher in the rye. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1951, 8)