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