Consider the daisy. And while you're doing that, I'll be over here, looking through your stuff.
You're a writer, you get to live life twice. Don't forget that.
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move - Douglas Adams.
Bottom line is, even if you see 'em coming, you're not ready for the big moments. No one asks for their life to change, not really. But it does. So what are we, helpless? Puppets? No, the big moments are gonna come. You can't help that. It's what you do afterwards that counts. That's when you find out who you are.” - Whistler from Buffy ("Becoming" - Season two.)
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art. - John A. Locke.
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. - Joseph Addison.
If you work on a lobster boat, sneaking up behind people and pinching them is probably a joke that gets old real fast. - Jack Handey.
There are people who need people to need them. The reason you don’t understand is because you’re not one of those people. You’d use me and then toss me away like a paper bag if that’s what it came down to. God fucked you, my friend. You’re just smart enough so it would hurt you to do that, and just hard enough so you’d go ahead and do it anyway. You wouldn’t be able to help yourself. - Stephen King, "The Drawing of the Three."
[A] final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works. - T.E. Kalem.
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. - G. K. Chesterton
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. - Herm Albright.
It requires a great deal of faith for a man to be cured by his own placebos. - John L. McClenahan
If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason. - Jack Handey.
So you see Lonestar, evil will always win, because good is stupid. - Dark Helmet, "Spaceballs."
The friend within the man is that part of him which belongs to you and opens to you a door which never, perhaps, is opened to another. Such a friend is true, and all he says is true; and he loves you even if he hates you in other mansions of his heart ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Writers write because they can't stop. - Jasper Fforde
Every part of me hurt, I couldn't move, so I just sat there, amazed, frightened and somehow overjoyed that any emotion, even pain, could be so huge. - P.J. Kavanagh
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses, you build up a whole suit of armor, so that nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life...You give them a piece of you. They didn't ask for it. They did something dumb one day, like kiss you or smile at you, and then your life isn't your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so simple a phrase like 'maybe we should be just friends' turns into a glass splinter working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the mind. It's a soul-hurt, a real gets-inside-you-and-rips-you-apart pain. I hate love. - Neil Gaiman
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong
Polonius: "What do you read my lord?" Hamlet: "Words, words, words."
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so - Douglas Adams
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea - Derek Jarman
If you're robbing a bank and you're pants fall down, I think it's okay to laugh and to let the hostages laugh too, because, come on, life is funny. - Jack Handey.
Listen, three eyes, don’t try to out-weird me, I get stranger things than you free with my breakfast cereal. - The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
It’s not stupid! It’s advanced! - Invader Zim, "Invader Zim."
Love making. At heart it's a primal form of comfort, a kind of conversation, the ultimate, most gloriously soul-baring dissolver of boundaries - Unknown
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you ~ Elbert Hubbard
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals... except the weasel. - Homer Simpson
Later that day I got to thinking about relationships. There are those that open you up to something new and exotic, those that are old and familiar, those that bring up lots of questions, those that bring you somewhere unexpected, those that bring you far from where you started, and those that bring you back. But the most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you you love, well, that's just fabulous - Carrie, Sex and the City
The beauty of a women is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a women must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides - Audrey Hepburn
She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway. She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion, someone who knows when you are smiling, even in the dark. She is your teacher, your defense attorney, your personal press agent, even your shrink. Some days, she's the reason you wish you were an only child. ~ Barbara Alpert
Everybody's got something they want to change about themselves, and I'm no exception. But I figure, why worry? I find confidence attractive in other people, so I might as well be confident too - Erika Christensen
I'm sick and tired of waiting, waiting to be understood. And its nothing arty, nothing lofty, its just fucking different, and I want to leave this world behind a little so that maybe I will see that its bigger and I haven't left it at all. - Jeff Buckley
I hope if dogs ever take over the world, and they chose a king, they don't just go by size, because I bet there are some Chihuahuas with some good ideas. - Jack Handey.
We write because we are alone. We write because we're terrified that in the deep heart of the night we are the only ones who feel the way we do. We write to conect, to forge a link between ourselves and others and the best -perhaps only- tool that man has yet discovered that lets us convey the depth of our emotions to another is that elusive beast: the written word. We write because we are alone. We write because we scream the contents of our souls into the stoic silence of the night sky and receive no answer. Failing to elicit a response from our creator, we scream defiance at him: creating our own worlds in turn, worlds we tend to with tenderness and love. "Do you see?" we scream at the Godhead... "Do you see? I am a Creator too! I have my own place in the ether, that is completely mine, and I do not need you!" We write because we are alone. We write because we have cried in our beds at night with no one to hear. We write because we need the warmth of contact with our own, that mere touch of flesh cannot supply. We write because for those of us who must, there is no other choice... - JA Coppinger
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying. "Here comes number seventy-one! - Richard M. Devos
If you ever fall off the Sears Tower, just go real limp, because maybe you'll look like a dummy and people will try to catch you because, hey, free dummy. - Jack Handy
We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. - Dead Poet's Society
Somebody said, 'What is your band?' And I said, 'You know, it's pretty little songs with dirty little words.'" - Stephan Jenkins, Third Eye Blind.
"David Bowie said once, "People go to rock concerts to be with each other; to find themselves". So, their whole thing is about them. It's not actually about us. It's about what they do together." - Stephan Jenkins, Third Eye Blind.
Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you. - Unknown.
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