Monday, May 09, 2005

"Sometimes, the real and only victory is knowing when to walk away." - "Take It From Me
She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that's important you know.
Marilyn Monroe
"I try to believe like I believed when I was five.....when your heart tells you everything you need to know." - Lucy Liu
"Haven't you figured out yet that you are the only one who can do what you
do, the way you do it? Don't you realize that the world is waiting for you?"
Iyanla Vanzant
Each cut, each scar, each burn, a different mood or time. I told him what the first one was, told him where the second one came from. I remembered them all. And for the first time in my life I felt beautiful. Finally part of the earth. I touched the soil and he loved me back.

~Lee from the film Secretary
"Nothing is as irritating as the fellow who chats pleasantly while he's overcharging you."
-- Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)
Don't make a religion of reason and logic. Because in the passage of time reason may fail you and when it does, you may find yourself taking refuge in madness.-Blood and Gold The Vampire Chronicles
Don't cook. Don't clean. No man will ever make love to a woman because she waxed the linoleum - "My God, the floor's immaculate. Lie down, you hot bitch." ~Joan Rivers
Gotta focus on the future; not the past, because that's the only part that's still up for grabs. The Guardian

Monday, May 02, 2005

"I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art."

-Kahlil Gibran, "A Handful of Sand on the Shore"
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
-George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Does it matter in whose name good is done? Evil done in the name of a Power of good is still evil. And good done in the name of a Power of evil is still good. It is the actions which matter, not the Name it is done for.
--Mercedes Lackey, Winds of Fate
"It's only after you've lost everything, that you're free to do anything."
-Tyler Durden "Fight Club"
If you don't want it bad enough to risk losing it - you don't want it bad enough. -by Tom Krause from Chicken soup for the teenage soul III
"It is important to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said, but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse." -Life of Pi
"...for you can grieve your heart out and in the end you are still where you were. all your grief hasn't changed a thing. what you have lost will not be returned to you. it will always be lost. you're left with only your scars to mark the void. all you can choose to do is go on or not. but if you go on, it's knowing you carry your scars with you." -Cold Mountain
a college class was told to write a short story, but it had to contain these three things:
1. religion
2. sexuality
3. mystery

there was one A+ short story:

"good god, i'm pregnant. i wonder who did it."
"Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?"