Commonplace Book: “I can’t complain.”

Compelling passages, notable quotables, bon mots, disjecta, ephemera, and miscellany.


CHAUFFER: – So he says, ‘My son can’t hold a job, my daughter’s married to a fuckin’ loser, and I got a rash on my ass so bad I can’t hardly siddown. But you know me. I can’t complain.”

The Big Lebowski, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen (Faber & Faber screenplay, 1998)