“Good is what you like, Evil is what you don’t like.”
"There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad."
"For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
"A man who doesn't love easily, loves too much."
-Agent Dale Cooper [Twin Peaks]
"Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company."
"When one subtracts from life infancy, sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning -- how much remains of downright existence?"
"I never met a person who loved everybody I didn't dislike."
"It's hard to be evil in a world that's already gone to hell."
"Death hates being taken for a whore."
-Dom Pomperno [Marquis]
"Man is the only animal in whom the law of self-preservation is enacted after he has willingly subjected himself to the machinations of his destruction."
"I reserve the right to be a lonely man."
-H. L. Mencken
"Never send to know for whom the bell tolls. It tolls because someone is getting paid to pull the rope."
"Do I look like someone who cares what god thinks?"
"Reality is that which refuses to go away when I stop believing in it."
-Phillip K. Dick
"If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use those words."
-Phillip K. Dick
"Insanity is repeating the same behavior, yet expecting different results."
"It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder."
"You'd pay to know what you really think."
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking up at the stars."
"You can show an idiot the moon, but all they will see is your finger pointing."
-Ancient Chinese Proverb
"I have seen the dark universe yawning, where the dark planets roll without aim- where they roll in their horror unheeded, without knowledge or luster or name."
"I will show you fear in a handful of dust."
"Be careful... many go astray in the dark; especially when it is so thick you can cut it with a knife."
-Henry David Thoreau
"Revenge is a dish best eaten cold."
"Any fool with fast hands can take a tiger by the balls, but it takes a hero to keep on squeezing."
"The sleep of reason breeds monsters."
"Death is a mystery. Burial is a secret."
"Forced intimacy is an ugly thing."
"Never forget what they did to you and never let them know you remember."
"Words are tickets to spend time."
"Life is easy when you don't care about the future."
"Time doesn't move in a picture."
"I wanna be everything. I wanna be everywhere. I wanna fuck everyone in the world. I wanna do something that matters."
"I'm not a man, or machine. I'm just something in between."
"What lies behind us and what lies in front of us pales in comparison to what lies within us."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"True art can be described and experienced, never explained. You feel it or not. Wonder does not lead to certitude. It is a state of mind, like being in love."
-Peter de Bolla
"Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a lead role in a cage?"
"Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation."
"It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality."
"The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?"
"Flesh is but the glasse that holds the dust."
"If you know you have an unpleasant nature and dislike people, this is no obstacle to work."
"I don't like to think of people suffering, but then they do. They breed at such a rate that they are bound to suffer."
"I do believe today modern man wants a sensation, really, without the boredom of its conveyance... or to cut down conveyance so you just give into sensation."
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those timid spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much."
"No matter how far a jackass travels, it will never return a horse."
-Batou [Ghost In the Shell 2]
"Intellectual excellence is achieved in concert with cataclysmic terror; not in avoidance of it."
"In America, sex is an obsession. In other parts of the world, it is a fact."
"To get out of a lie, you must lie again. There is no need to get out of the truth."
"We shall not cease from exploration, And the end of all our exploring, Will be to arrive where we started, And know the place for the first time."
"The Servant waits, while the Master baits."
-Empress Nympho [History of the World, Part 1]
"In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act."
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident."
"Resolve is never stronger than in the morning after the night it was never weaker."
"Mankind is just a component of the device by which the devil creates itself."
"The notion which seems clearest to us is only a shimmer of light between two abysses."
"People choose the paths that gain them the greatest rewards for the least amount of effort."
-Dr. Gregory House [House M.D.]
"Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity."
"The Five Stages of Grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance."
-Elisabeth Kübler-Ross M.D.
"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly."
"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
"Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always."
"Beauty awakens the soul to act."
"Heat cannot be separated from fire, nor beauty from The Eternal."
"The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time."
"My soul tasted that heavenly food, which gives new appetite while it satiates."
"The secret of joy is the mastery of pain."
"Anxiety is love's greatest killer."
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
"I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing."
"I will not be just a tourist, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy."
"I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way."
"It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see."
"Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat."
"The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself."
"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."
"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say."
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."
"The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries."
-Marquis de Sade
"To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell."
-Marquis de Sade
"Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced."
-Marquis de Sade
"Never will the intellect's sophistries blot out the soul's impulsions."
-Marquis de Sade
"Goodness is never but a weakness of which the ingratitude and impertinence of the feeble always force honest folk to repent."
-Marquis de Sade
"Work, for the night is coming."
"Many too many alternatives, but no choices."
"Humankind can only bear so much reality."
-T. S. Eliot
"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."
-Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy
"To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting."
"Meaning is not in things, but in between them."
"There is no exquisite beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."
-Sir Francis Bacon
"All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."
"Artists must lie to show the truth. Politicians lie to cover it up."
"How do you know if something is indestructible, even before it is destroyed?"
"Art is something new that inspires reflection of something familiar."
"To understand and accept one's weaknesses is to truly know strength."
"If you don't expect something to work, you've already given it reason to fail."
"Integrity is how you behave when no one is watching but you."
"Many are happy to stick their nose into your personal life, but very few actually care about the details."
"God doesn't bless... he just puts you out of your misery."
"Find your desires, and be free to move forward without hesitation."
"Too many excuses, not enough sacrifice."
"There's no lie in a question, only an answer."
"Philosophy doesn't tell you what to think, only how to think."
"The virtuous man dreams what the wicked man actualizes."
"The presence of an observer changes the very nature of that which is being observed."
"The universe has 3 dimensions, but perception reveals unlimited dimensions."
"The junction of two equals a greater product, not their sum."
"Be as you wish to seem."
"Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right."
"Keep your words soft and sweet just in case you have to eat them."
"By perseverance the snail reached the ark."
"Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without."
"A task takes as long as it takes."
"Beware of the man who knows the answer before he understands the question."
"A good day is when no one shows up, and you don't have to go anywhere"
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