F.Scott Fitzgerald-This Side of Paradise
He paused only to get his breath.
“And that is why I have sworn not to put pen to paper until my ideas either clarify or depart entirely; I have quite enough sins on my soul without putting dangerous, shallow epigrams into people’s heads; I might cause a poor, inoffensive capitalist to have a vulgar liaison with a bomb, or get some innocent little Bolshevik tangled up with a machine-gun bullet–”
Tom was growing restless under this lampooning of his connection with The New Democracy.
“What’s all this got to do with your being bored?”
Amory considered that it had much to do with it. (244)