Monday, October 4, 2010

Not all who wander are lost.
-- J.R.R. Tolkein
You can't always get what you want,
But if you try sometimes,
You just might find,
You get what you need.
-- The Rolling Stones, You Can't Always Get What You Want
Same old song,
Just a drop of water in an endless sea.
All we do,
Crumbles to the ground though we refuse to see.
Dust in the wind,
All we are is dust in the wind.
-- Kansas, Dust in the Wind
Never mistake motion for action.
-- Ernest Hemingway
You should never be cowed by authority. Except, of course, in this instance, when I am clearly right and you are clearly wrong.
-- Giles, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Gotta love Lou Gherig. Jesus Christ, poor Lou Gherig. Died of Lou Gherig's disease. How the Hell do you not see that coming? You know, we used to tell him, "Lou, there's a disease with your name all ove rit, pal."
-- Denis Leary

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Once upon a time I was falling in love, but now I'm only falling apart. Nothing I can do, a total eclipse of the heart.
-- Bonnie Tyler, Total Eclipse of the Heart
I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died, to give that right to me.
-- Lee Greenwood, God Bless the USA
When everything feels like the movies, yeah, you bleed just to know you're alive.
-- Goo Goo Dolls, Iris
Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?
-- Golden Earring, Twilight Zone
We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year.
-- Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here
Freedom, well, that's just some people talking. Your prison is walking through this world all alone.
-- The Eagles, Desperado

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Don't you draw the Queen of Diamonds, boy, she'll beat you if she's able. You know the Queen of Hearts is always your best bet.
-- Desperado, The Eagles
Lenora, what are you still doing here? Shouldn't you be in Whoville stealing Christmas?
-- The Crew

Monday, July 19, 2010

Anger is a gift.
-- Rage Against the Machine
The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the of the anti-abortion forces, what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over womanhood, and do so by denying their own rights and responsibilities.
-- Ursula LeGuin
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.
-- Meister Eckhart
Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie, but rather mourn the apathetic throng, the coward, and the meek who see the world's great anguish and its wrong, and dare not speak.
--- Ralph Chaplin
The things we remember the best are those better forgeten.
-- Baltasar Gracian
Hindsight is always 20/20.
-- Various
If I had no sense of humor, I would have long ago committed suicide.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion, but on the right to privacy and reproductive control.
-- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Razors pain you;
Rivers are damp;
Acids stain you;
And drugs can cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful;
Nooses give;
Gas smell awful;
You might as well live.
- Dorothy Parker
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it is apathy. It's not giving a damn.
-- Leo Buscaglia
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realize that you have not lived.
-- M. Scott Peck
At times, I'm truly terrified, 'cause dope & booze don't help to hide. They're used to mask a weakling's hurt, it's just like painting over it.
-- Type O Negative, Everyone I Love is Dead

Thursday, May 27, 2010

And it's one more beer and I don't hear you any more.
-- Elton John, Someone Saved my Life Tonight
Alcohol, alternative to feeling like yourself. Oh alcohol, I still drink to your health.
-- Bare Naked Ladies, Alcohol
The box. You opened it. We came.
-- Hellraiser
Find you a bridge and take a jump. Just make certain you do it right the first time, 'cause nothing's worse than a suicide chump.
-- Frank Zappa, Suicide Chump

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Time, devourer of all things.
-- Ovid
I can't kill my feelings, so I got to kill me. That's the only way I can be free.
-- Plasmatics, Summer Night
How the years rush on by, birthdays, kids, and suicides.
-- The Rolling Stones, All the Way Down
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing is worth knowing can be taught.
-- Oscar Wilde
My life needs a rewind/erase button.
-- Calvin & Hobbes
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is intantaneous?
-- Calvin & Hobbes
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
-- Calvin & Hobbes
Who was the guy who first looked at a cow and said, "I think I'll drink whatever comes out of those things when I squeeze 'em"?
-- Calvin & Hobbes
I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent.
-- Ashleigh Brilliant
Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?
-- Bill Maher
I plan to have character one day. Great character. But if you want to be rich, you better get the money before the scruples set in.
-- Richard Fish, Ally McBeal
History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
-- Konrad Adenauer
As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and relaize I'm the only one in the room with balls.
-- Rita Mae Brown

Sunday, February 28, 2010

I don't use drugs. My dreams are frightening enough.
-- M.C. Escher
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
-- Feodor M. Dostoyevsky
Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.
-- Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry
I used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead.
-- Anonymous
The world is run by 'C' students.
-- Anonymous

Friday, February 19, 2010

If we weren't all crazy, we would go insane.
-- Jimmy Buffet, Changes in Lattitude, Change in Attitude
Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything.
-- Bob Dylan
We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.
-- Petronius Arbiter
I'm not a number, Damnit, I'm a man.
-- Bob Seger, Feel Like a Number
A pessimist is a person who has listened to too many optimists.
-- don Marquis
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul.
-- Carl Jung
"Look," said Arthur, "would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?"
-- Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny..."
-- Issac Asimov
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
-- anonymous
Imagine a donut, fired from a cannon at the sound of light while rotating. Time is like that, except without the cannon and the donut.
-- Dilbert
Mr. Right's coming, but he's in Africa, and he's walking.
-- Oprah
How is it that so often... I get the feeling that I've worked hard to learn something I already know, or knew, once.
-- Linda Ellerbee
Time grows dim. Time that was so long grows short, all goggle-eyed, wiggling her skirts, singing her torch song, giving the boys a buzz and a ride, that Nazi Mama with her beer & sourkraut. Time, old gal of mine, will soon dim out.
-- anonymous

Saturday, January 30, 2010

I am a part of all that I have met.
--Lord Alfred Tennyson
I'm bad and I'm going to Hell, and I don't care. I'd rather be in Hell than anywhere you are.
-- April 6, 1928, William Faulkner
Between grief and nothing, I will take grief.
-- William Faulkner
Guilt is what small-minded men use when they run out of excuses.
-- Gaius Baltar, Battlestar Gallactica
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche
If you can't control your peanut butter, you can't expect to control your life.
-- Calvin & Hobbes, Bill Watterson
After I quit drinking, I realized I am the same asshole I always was; I just have fewer dents in my car.
-- Robin Williams
In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
-- J.G. Ballard
If you can't find a friend, make a friend.
-- May, May
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints; sinners are much more fun.
-- Only the Good Die Young, Billy Joel
Having your book turned into a movie is like having your oxen turned into boullion cubes.
-- John LeCarre'
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
-- Florence Kennedy
Evil men have no songs.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche
From beneath you it devours.
-- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
-- Mary Wortley Montague

Friday, January 29, 2010

When am I dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
-- Hilaire Belloc
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
-- Noel Coward
Time is the fire in which we burn.
-- Gene Roddenberry
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.
-- Joan Borysenko
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry, too.
-- Thomas Jefferson
Biology is the last of what makes someone a mother.
-- Oprah Winfrey
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime & a fool's excuse for failure.
-- Ambrose Pierce
In Germany, they first came for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then, they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics. I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak up.
-- Rev. Martin Neimoller, German Lutheran pastor, arrested by the Gestapo in 1937

Friday, January 15, 2010

I diapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
-- Voltaire
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn people.
-- Heinrich Heine
There are two kinds of artists. Those who endorse Pepsi and those who simply won't.
-- Annie Lennox
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
-- Peter DeVries
Grace under pressure.
-- Definition of guts, Ernest Hemingway
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
-- Noam Chomsky
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
-- Erasmus Darwin
Only two things are infinite; the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure of the former.
-- Albert Einstein
No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power.
-- P.J. O'Rourke
It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.
-- E.M. Cioran