Friday, October 9, 2009

Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me. I quit."
-- Bill Maher
You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
-- Oprah
Take away the right to say -fuck-, and you take away the right to say -fuck the government-.
-- Lenny Bruce
Only the supressed word is dangerous.
-- Ludwig Berne
If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing.
-- Kingsley Amis
Poor is the man whose pleasure depend on the permission of another.
-- Madonna
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
-- Voltaire
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
A "no" uttered from the deepest conviction is better and greater than a "yes" merely uttered to to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, October 8, 2009

The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.
-- Gloria Leonard
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
-- Isaac Asimov
Fear is the main source of superstition and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
-- Bertrand Russell
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
-- Eric Hoffer
The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
-- Robert Anthony
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.
-- George Bernard Shaw
Hope in reality is the worst ofall evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
-- Friedrich Nietsche
One of my shortcomings is that I can't predict the future.
-- Lars Ulrich
Nothing spoils fun like finding out it builds character.
-- Calvin and Hobbes
Running away will never make you free.
-- Kenny Loggins, I'm Free
Gonzo: I had that dream again.
Rizzo: You mean the one with the dwarf, the goat and the peanut butter?
Gonzo: Uh, no.
-- Muppets from Space
Better to die once and for all, than to live in continual terror.
-- Aesop
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
-- General George S. Patton, Jr.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant... My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known - no wonder, then, that I return the love.
-- Soren Kierkegaard
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
-- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Some mornings it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw though the leather straps.
-- Emo Phillips
When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord, in His wisdom, didn't work that way. So I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
-- Emo Phillips
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
-- A. Sachs
There is a dignity in dying that doctors should not dare to deny.
-- Anonymous
Hope is a bad thing. It means that you are not what you want to be. It means that part of you is dead, if not all of you. It means that you entertain illusions. It's a sort of spiritual clap, I should say.
-- Henry Miller
Things were getting to me. Just how people are. How they always expect you to be a certain way. Even your best friend.

-- Angela, My So-Called Life
The worst feeling is suddenly realizing that you don't measure up. And that, in the past, when you thought you did, you were a fool.

-- Angela, My So-Called Life
When I was little, I worshipped Halloween. And truthfully, part of me still does. 'Cause it's your one chance to be someone else.

-- Angela, My So-Called Life
It's not the bullet with my name on it that worries me. It's the one that says, "To whom it may concern."

-- Anonymous Belfast resident
Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory.

-- Susan B. Anthony

Friday, July 17, 2009

I was me, but now he's gone.
-- Metallica, Fade to Black
My mother always said she was the kind of person who was her daughter's best friend. So, I thought Great! Not only do I have a shitty mother, but my best friend is a loser bitch.
-- Dedee, The Opposite of Sex
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism, and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.
-- Florence King
You start out depressed, everything turns out a pleasant surprise.
-- Lloyd, Say Anything
There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempts to prove otherwise constitutes inacceptable behavoir.
-- Fran Lebowitz
Destroy yourselves, you who are desperate and you who are tortured body and soul, abandon all hope. There is no more solace for you in this world. The world lives off your rotting flesh.
-- Antonio Artaud
Communism doesn't work because people like to own things.
-- Frank Zappa
Pain hardens, and great pain hardens greatly, whatever the comforters say, and the suffering does not ennoble, though it may occasionally lend a certain rigid dignity of manner to the suffering frame.
-- A.S. Byatt
She was no longer wrestling with her grief, but could sit down with it as a lasing companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
-- George Eliot
It is better to die on your feet, than to live on your knees.
-- Emelio Zapata
Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
-- Fran Lebowitz

Sunday, July 12, 2009

I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
-- Dante Alighieri
In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
-- F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine.
-- Lou Reed
I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
-- Iris Murdoch
You aren't ill; it is just that you are made of second-rate material."
-- Natalia Ginzburg, Family Sayings
I'm always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously.
-- David Bowie
Every artist was first an amateur.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
If Kuwait grew carrots, we wouldn't give a damn.
-- Lawrence Korb
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
-- Antonio Gramsci

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Drunkeness is nothing but a voluntary madness.
-- Louis Seneca
But truly, I have wept too much! The dawns are heartbreaking Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
-- Arthur Rimbaud
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
-- Gloria Steinem
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.
-- Gloria Steinem
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
-- Aristotle
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
-- Nietzsche
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
-- George Eliot
Abandon all hope, you who entere here.
-- Dante Alighieri
We adults have learned how to disguise our terrible character, but children, well, they are like grotesque drawings of us. They should be neither seen nor heard, and no one must make one.
-- Gore Vidal
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyound measure.
-- Nelson Mandela
Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you!
-- Cleopatra

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The difference between our decadence and the Russians' is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic.
-- James Thurber, 1961
There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
-- Henry Kissinger
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
-- Robert Ingersoll
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
-- Paul Newman
Renee: Snow White, Cinderella, all about gettin' a guy. Being saved by a guy. Today, it's Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahantas. All about getting a guy.
Ally: So basically, we're screwed up because of...
Renee: Disney.
--Ally McBeal
Problem is just a bleak word for challenge.
-- Richard Fish, Ally McBeal
Remember, when you're with me, it's the only time you're not the strangest person in the room. So go ahead, get weird with me.
-- Ally, Ally McBeal
When guys are persistant, it's romantic, they make movies about that. If it's a woman, then they cast Glenn Close.

-- Ally, Ally McBeal

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Everybody's alone. It's just easier to take in a relationship.
-- Richard Fish, Ally McBeal
He's so cheesy, I can't watch him without crackers.
-- Reality Bites
Water for oxen, wine for kings.
-- Spanish proverb
The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizens' skin.
--Gloria Steinem
There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.
-- Maya Angelou
The dreams of youth are the regrets of maturity.
-- Legend

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Stupid inflatable pants.
-- Patrick Starfish
Cameron: What'd I do?
Ferris: You killed the car.
-- Ferris Buehler's Day Off
Phillipe: Are you flesh, or are you spirit?
Isabeau: I am sorrow.
-- Ladyhawke
Moldy mildew, mother of mouthmuck, dangle and strangle and death.

-- Aughra, The Dark Crystal

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Anti-wrinkle cream there may be, but anti-fat bastard cream there is not.
-- Dave, The Full Monty
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
-- Horace
The most important thing, darling, is to live a fabulous life. As long as it is fabulous, I don't care how long it is.
--Freddie Mercury
When I get a little money, I buy glass; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
-- me
When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
-- Desiderius Erasmus
Do not base your joy upon the deeds of others, for what is given can be taken away.
-- unkown

Friday, February 20, 2009

A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.
-- Tom Wolfe
A narcissist is someone who is better looking than you are.
-- Gore Vidal
The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in times of moral crisis, preserved their neutrality.
-- Dante Alihieri

Monday, February 16, 2009

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
-- Dante Alighieri
Now we can do this the hard way or... well, actually, there's just the hard way.
-- Buffy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Noooo, I think you're up in a clocktower with a high-powered rifle because you want to blend in.
-- Buffy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Oh, poor Watcher. Did your life pass before your eyes? "Cup of tea, cup of tea, almost got shagged, cup of tea"?
-- Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Planning life as a loser? Most people just turn out that way, but you're really taking charge.
-- Cordelia, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
I am kind of a paranoic in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
-- J. D. Salinger
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
-- C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters
I don't know about you, but I had a nice day. You know, except for the bulk of it where I was nearly tortured to death.
-- Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.
-- Jackie Mason
It's the things I might have said that fester.
-- Clemence Dane
The pain now is part of the happiness then.
-- C. S. Lewis
"Ha ha", said Eeyore bitterly. "Merriment and what-not. Don't apologize. It's just what would happen."
A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
-- Agnes de Mille
I cannot stress enough how much I don't have plans.
-- Xander, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Don't call me irrational. It makes me crazy when you do that.
-- Niles Crane, Frasier
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I'm living so far beyound my income, that we may almost be said to be living apart.
-- e e cummings

Saturday, January 31, 2009

When three women join together, the stars come out in broad daylight.
-- Talugu proverb
As a woman, my country is the whole world.
-- Virginia Woolf
There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
-- Sylvia Plath

Sunday, January 25, 2009

In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.
-- Albert Einstein
If I want to show off my muscles, I will shave my head.
-- Leanne Fada
I am at my meanest when I feel the greatest tenderness.
-- Jane Bowles
I don't have the time every day to put on makeup. I need that time to clean my rifle.
-- Henriette Mentell
No trumpets sound when the important decisions are made. Destiny is made known silently.
-- Agnes de Mille
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
-- Jorge luis Borges
When I'm near the end of a good book, I need to sleep in the same room with it.
-- Joan Didion
Read in order to live.
-- Gustave Flaubert
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice.
-- Michael Kinsley
Never mistake wisdom for knowledge. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
-- Sandra Carey
I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of stars make me dream.
-- Vincent Van Gogh
The moment a book is lent, I begin to miss it.
-- Anatole Broyard
When we are collecting books, we are collecting happiness.
-- Vincent Starrett
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.
-- Martha Graham
To survive is not enough... to simply exist is not enough.
-- Star Trek, the Next Generation
Do something today which the world may speak of hereafter.
-- Admiral Collingwood
The important thing is to not stop questioning.
-- Albert Einstein
If there is something to pardon in everyone, there is also something to condemn.
-- Friedrich Nietzche
The only thing that can console one for being poor is extravagance.
-- Oscar Wilde
Half my life is an act of revision.
-- John Irving
Do one thing every day that scares you.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
Whenver I have to choose between two evils, I like to try the one I haven't tried before.
-- Mae West
Trust your demon.
-- Roger Zelazny
The little things are infinitely the most important.
-- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a does of common sense.
-- Chapman Cohen
Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.
-- Jonathan Larson
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
-- Joseph Campbell
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
-- Oscar Wilde
The longer I live, the greater is my respect for manure in all its forms.
-- Elizabeth van Armin
Success and failure are equally disastrous.
-- Tennessee Williams
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
-- George Orwell
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
-- George Herbert
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
-- Oscar Wilde
It's not the size of your feet that matters, it's the size of your feet.
-- Tobin

Friday, January 23, 2009

It takes a lot less time, and most people won't notice the difference until it's too late.
-- Mediocrity,
Hard work often pays off after time, but laziness always pays off now.
-- Procrastination,
Question everything.
-- Georg Christopher Lichtenberg
What fresh hell is this?
-- Dorothy Parker
It is good to have friends, even in Hell.
-- Spanish Proverb
I wish to have one copy of every book in the world.
-- Sir Thomas Phillips
A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessities of life.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.
-- Stephanie Mallame
A witty syaing proves nothing.
-- Voltaire
I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth whenever I please.
-- Mother Jones
You come to doing what you do by not being able to do something.
-- Grace Paley
Excess on occasion is exhilarating.
-- W. Somerset Maugham
A home without books is like a room without windows.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
People say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
-- Logan Pearsell Smith
The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and bring forth words which were better unspoken.
-- The Odyssey, Homer
I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry.
-- Maxine Waters
I cannot live without books.
-- Thomas Jefferson
Shut up and drink more beer.
-- Doug & friends
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
-- Ernest Hemingway
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book ahould be a ball of light in one's hand.
-- Ezra Pound
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
-- Ken Hakuta
This is the part that's less fun. When there isn't any screaming.
-- Evil Willow, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Can't you see that I bring the gift of oblivion? I promise it won't hurt... much.
-- Callisto, Xena, Warrior Princess
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
-- Douglas Adams
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
-- Edith Sitwell
Yesterday's future is today.
-- A.R.G, South Park
All dressed up and no one to kill.
-- Ares, Xena, Warrior Princess
How I hate happy endings.
-- Ares, Xena, Warrior Princess
Ordinarily, he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
-- Heinrich Heine
You can't always get what you want, but sometimes, you get what you need.
-- You Can't Always Get What You Want, The Rolling Stones
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
-- Adlai Stevenson
I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage.
-- Charles de Secondant
The saying "Getting there is half the fun" became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines.
-- Henry J. Tillman
'Cause your friends don't dance
and if they don't dance
well they're no friends of mine.

-- Safety Dance, Men without Hats
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
-- Henny Youngman
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
-- Isaac Asimov
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
-- George Bernard Shaw
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
-- Idiocy,
Never eat more than you can lift.
-- Miss Piggy
I always have a quotation for everything. It saves original thought.
-- Dorothy L. Sayers
My favorite animal is steak.
-- Fran Lebowitz
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
-- Alan Dean Foster
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Fire bad, tree pretty.
-- Buffy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer