All the world's a stage

"...We act the way we do because of a certain logic of events...but there are lots to our different roles within the world, and we can choose which one to play, and how to play it. We're all actors, not angels or completely free agents. But we are looking for applause, so we put on the best show we can."

—‘The Outside Game’ in Jan 12, 2015 issue of the New Yorker by Adam Gopnik, about Howie Becker, the piano-playing sociologist whose most well known for his research on "deviance."