"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative
will be prosecuted;
To know is nothing at all. To imagine is everything.
How old were you when you first let a man make love to you? Next: Who
was he. Next: How did you feel at the time? Next: How did you feel afterward?
What did you feel? What did you think? Were you pleased? Frightened?
Extatic? Disgusted? What did he say? What words did you speak? That's
what I want to know! Now, tell me! Now, Now, Louder, Now, Tell me...YES!
The only thing necessary for the triumph of Evil is for Good men to
"People cannot gain anything without sacrificing something.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
When I want to read a novel, I'll write one.
"I must not fear.
All you need is love.
"No one can go back and make a brand new start.
"We'll all be RICH! AS RICH AS NAZIS!"
Shadow: "Hey...say 'Nevermore.'"
"Now...what's wrong? Only two of your legs are ripped off...Summon
your beasts! Transform your body! Regenerate your legs and get the hell
up! Pick up that gun and fight back! Come on, the night has just begun.
The fun has yet to begin. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry, hurry hurry HURRY HURRY!!!
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected
us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic
pills, and listening to repetitive electronic music."
"Love is thicker than most bodily membranes... but not quite as
Shadowy board leader: That riot was unacceptable!
(I'll tell you all about sluggling later, Whateley. Pointless, though.
You lack wnaisngh'ang. Although perhaps badminton equipment would do
almost as well.)
"See, it's not the blood you spill that gets you what you want, it's the blood you share! Your friends, your family, your community! These are the most valuable things a man can share!" - Before Dishonor
"Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes,
when you fall, you fly."
Beyond these thin hide walls
"I want a new planet to live on. A bunch of assholes broke mine."
"Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines."
I have found you an argument; but I am not obliged to find you an
'But I don't want to be among mad people', said Alice. 'Oh, you can't
help that.' Said the Cat. 'Here we are all mad! I'm mad! You're Mad!'
- 'How do you know I'm mad?' Said Alice. 'You must be,' said the Cat,
'or you wouldn't have come here!'
"I'm going to stab you now." -- "Fair enough"
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education,
and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be
in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope
of reward after death.
"A song is good."
A pig who doesn't fly is just an ordinary pig.
Dreamers often take steps forward...
I do know that for the sympathy of one living
Come away, now. Climb onto the wind. It is a swift and frightening
We are the music makers.
They took away smoking, they took away drugs and promiscuous sex, they
took away eating red meat and cat calling hot chicks on the street.
All I have left is over-priced coffee, and by God I'm going to drink
it because it makes me cool!
What about reality, you ask? Well, as far as Im concerned, reality
can go take a flying fuck at a rolling dough-nut.
It takes only a minute to get a
The greatest weakness of most
"Things need not have happened to be true.
"Some people belive in Love, Peace and Soul
Out of the night that covers me
In the fell clutch of circumstance
Beyond this place of wrath and tears
It matters not how strait the gate
-- William Earnest Henley
"I'd give you my pity...
"Those...were shitty last words."
Cherry blossoms in the Spring, and starry skies in the Summer.
"Hopeless romantics are only hopeless in the
"You'll never see the stars if you are always
Speak of me good, speak of me bad, but speak of me.
The strong individual loves the earth so much he lusts for recurrence.
The year's at the spring
Just off the border of your Waking Mind
Life sucks. Get a fucking helmet.
Fame is something which must be won;
"Be careful, lest in banishing your demons, you banish the best thing
What do you think of farmers? You think they're saints? Hah! They're
foxy beasts! They say, "We've got no rice, we've no wheat. We've got
nothing!" But they have! They have everything! Dig under the floors!
Or search the barns! You'll find plenty! Beans, salt, rice, cake! Look
in the valleys, they've got hidden warehouses! They pose as saints but
are full of lies! If they smell a battle, they hunt the defeated!
They're nothing but stingy, greedy, blubbering, foxy, and mean! God
damn it all! But then who made them such beasts? You did!
You samurai did it! You burn their villages! Destroy their farms! Steal
their food! Force them to labor! Take their women! And kill them if
they resist! So what should farmers do?
"To be is to do" --Socrates.
Self destruction might be the answer.
Make a hairbredth difference and heaven and earth are set apart;
No, this is the great Theater Of Life. Admission is free but
the taxation is mortal.
We have not inherited the earth from our parents, we've borrowed it
from our children.
.. But if we laugh with derision, we will never understand. Human
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
"The spirit realm: A realm where the source of good and evil reside,
Jules fromPulp Fiction:
"The voters have spoken, the bastards..."
Get busy living or get busy dying. That's goddamn right.
To be is to Program.
"In the end, there's still the Word, everywhere...
Walken: Gabriel, "The Prophecy III"
Eleventh Law of Acoustics:
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to
Nobody suffers the pain of birth or the anguish of loving a child in
order for presidents to make wars, for governments to feed on the substance
of their people, for insurance companies to cheat the young and rob
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves
on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
Your best dreams may not come true; fortunately, neither will
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
Due to circumstances beyond your control, you are master of your fate
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The adjuration to be "normal" seems shockingly repellent to me; I see
neither hope nor comfort in sinking to that low level. I think it is
ignorance that makes people think of abnormality only with horror and
allows them to remain undismayed at the proximity of "normal" to average
and mediocre. For surely anyone who achieves anything is, essentially,
Woman was taken out of man -- not out of his head, to rule over him;
nor out of his feet, to be trampled under by him; but out of his side,
to be equal to him -- under his arm, that he might protect her, and
near his heart that he might love her.
Though they go mad,
Charlie Brown: Why was I put on this earth?
It will be generally found that those who sneer habitually at human
nature and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant
“Without struggle there is no progress.”
"I guess I'm just an old-fashioned sentimentalist at heart. I
"Great empires of the future will be empires of the Mind"
"Work as if you don't need the money,
“Sometimes I like to pretend that I’m REEEEEEEEEAL!”
To Earth, To Earth All That Swims
“I don’t trust anything that bleeds for five days and doesn’t DIE!”
"Every day, man is making bigger and better fool-proof things, and
every day, nature is making bigger and better fools. So far, I
think nature is winning."
“We are not enemies, but friends. We must NOT be enemies. The mystic
chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield, and patriot grave,
to every living heart and hearthstone, all over this broad land, will
yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they
will be, by the better angels of our nature.”
“We try to name all our hard drives something easy to remember.
Like Bum Cleaver, Cunny or Big Hairy Pussy. Sometimes it gets
complicated when we don’t remember if the file we’re looking for is
Assfuck 25 on the Fuckfuck 12 drive or Fuckfuck 12 on the Assfuck 25
drive. And when we’re talking to each other in the studio, wondering
aloud whether running the Cunnykick file through the Fuckchop program
on the Asslick disc would help us access the Turbocunt compression...it’s
really like speaking another language all together.”
He who overcomes
"Death makes angels of us all & gives us wings
I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people:
"Military glory-the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood."
"One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words
"First you take a drink, and then the drink takes a drink...and then
the drink takes you."
"Isn't sanity really just a one trick pony anyway? I mean all you get
is the one trick--rational thinking-- but when you're good and crazy,
the sky is the limit!"
“I love having a gun between my legs! It makes me feel like Emperor
“Nobody will stop you from creating. Do it tonight. Do it tomorrow.
That is the way to make your soul grow -- whether there is a market
for it or not! The kick of creation is the act of creating, not anything
that happens afterward. I would tell all of you watching this screen:
Before you go to bed, write a four line poem. Make it as good as you
can. Don't show it to anybody. Put it where nobody will find it. And
you will discover that you have your reward."
“Those scared of the dark have never seen what the light can do”
"Everybody is a book of blood;
"My first act as King, is to declare myself QUEEN!"
My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from
Belgium with low-grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother
was a 15 year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My
father would womanize, he would drink, he would make outrageous claims,
like he invented the question mark. Sometimes, he would accuse chestnuts
of being lazy - the sort of general malaise that only the genius possess
and the insane lament. My childhood was typical: summers in Rangoon,
luge lessons. In the spring, we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent,
I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds. Pretty standard,
"Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger
leads to hate, hate leads to SUFFERING..."
"A stitch in time saves niiinee! A penny saved is a penny earned!
"We are funny creatures. We don't see the stars as they are, so why
do we love them? They are not small gold objects but endless fire."
"Love is the hardest habit to break and the most difficult to
"This writing business. Pencils and whatnot. Overrated, if you ask
Make me mad.
"I am not a gun."
“I am not your doll.”
"Serving is an art practiced by the Supreme Being Himself.
"Look, you can't lay all that on my shoulders. Don't you know how much
this place stinks? Don't you know what it's like to stand day after
day in blood? In the blood of children? I hate this place. And if I
can't stand up to it to your satisfaction, then... then the hell with
it. How dare you? The hell with your Iowa naivete, and the hell with
your hero worship and your teddy bear, and while you're at it, the hell
with you! Why don't you grow up for crying out loud? I'm not here for
you to admire. I'm here to pull bodies out of a sausage grinder, if
possible without going crazy. Period."
"Khattam-Shud," he said slowly, "is the Arch-Enemy
-excerpted from Haroun and the Sea of Stories,
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