When you look into the abyss, the abyss also looks into you.


If we can put a man on the moon,
why can't we put metal in the microwave?

                                                            - Frasier Crane



Only the little people pay taxes.

                                                            -Leona Helmsley



You can't have everything, where would you put it?

                                                            -Stephen Wright



I don't know why. You don't know why.
Most likely god don't know why either.
It's just government business, that's all.

                                                            -man-in-the-street interview
                                                             concerning Vietnam, circa 1967



If i don't get some shelter, oh, i'm gonna fade away.

                                                            -Mick Jagger
                                                           "Gimme Shelter"



Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

                                                            -Stephen King



No live organism can continue for long to exist under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream.    

                                                            -Shirley Jackson
                                                            "the Haunting of Hill House"



Excuses are like assholes, everybody's got one.




I'd rather be a failure in something that i love to do,
than be successful in something i hate.

                                                            -George Burns



It was a pleasure to burn.

                                                            -Ray Bradbury
                                                            "Fahrenheit 451"



What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning
and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
                                                            -Bob Dylan



Rejoice O young man in thy youth.




I'd do a cartwheel, but i think i have a mirf.

                                                            -some cheerleader



You can't be careful on a skateboard, man.

                                                            -some kid



Writing does not cause misery, it is born of misery.




Today,  40,000 people will die from starvation.

                                                            -World Health Organization



Sorrows come not in secret spies, but in batallions

                                                                     -william shakespear



All the lonely people, where do they all come from?

                                                            -the Beatles
                                                            "Eleanor Rigby"



 We're just two lost souls swimming in a fishbowl, year after year.

                                                            -Pink Floyd
                                                            "Wish You Were Here"



I'd rather go back in the dark with you,
than go back in the light alone.

                                                            -Arcadia Haid



If at first you don't succeed, try and try again-
then give up, there's no use being a damn fool about it.




The reason a dog has so many friends is because
he wags his tail instead of his tongue.




Women - can't live with them, can't do most positions without them.

                                                            -Dan Fielding
                                                            "Night Court"



If you can't be with the one you love, honey, love the one you're with.

                                                            -Stephen Stills



Imagination is more important than knowledge.

                                                            -Albert Einstein



It is the tale, not he who tells it.




It is better to be truthful and good, than to not.

                                                            -Steve Martin
                                                            "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"



One idea lights 1000 candles.

                                                            -Ralph Waldo Emerson



It's better to die on your feet, than live on your knees.

                                                            - Pancho Villa



All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.

                                                           -Edgar Allen Poe



Adam was but human - this explains it all.
he did not want the apple for the apple's sake,
he wanted it only because it was forbidden.

                                                            -Mark Twain



We are hope despite the times.




You can never go too far.

                                                            -Ferris Bueller


Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

                                                            -Bart Simpson



Life moves pretty fast.
If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you might miss it.

                                                            -Ferris Bueller



50 thou a year will buy alot of beer.

                                                            -Timbuk 3



[poor people] sometimes don't smell too good,
so love can have no nose.

                                                            -Tammy Faye Bakker



Elegant things:  a pretty child eating strawberries.

                                                            -Sei Shonagon
                                                            "The Pillow Book"



Stephen Spielberg wrote the bible.

                                                            -Robbie Davis



Skinheads are bio-degradable.

                                                            -Steve Nielson



A happy face, a thumping bass, for a loving race.

                                                            -Soul II Soul
                                                            "Jazzie's Groove"



If someone says "can't," that shows you what to do.

                                                            -John Cage



No business which depends for its existence on paying less than living
wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By living wages, I mean more than a bare subsistence level - I mean the wages of a decent living.

                                                             -Franklin Delano Roosevelt



Life was such a wheel that no man could stand upon it for long.
and it always, at the end, came 'round to the same place again.

                                                            -Stephen King
                                                            "The Stand"  pg1153 



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