Quotations

 

 

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

                                                            -Nietzsche



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

                                                            - Frasier Crane
                                                          
    "Cheers"

 

 

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.

                                                            -O'Neil
                                                            "Platoon"

 

 

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.

                                                            -Ecclesiastes

 

 

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.

                                                            -Montaigne

 

 

Today,  40,000 people will die from starvation.

                                                            -World Health Organization

 

 

Sorrows come not in secret spies, but in batallions

                                                                     -william shakespear
                                                             "hamlet"

 

 

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.

                                                            -W.C.Fields

 

 

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

                                                            -Aerosmith

 

 

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.

                                                            -anonymous

 

 

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.

                                                           -R.E.M.

 

 

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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