get thee to a quote

“The devil can cite scripture for his purpose” — Shakespeare

bu bu bu “be the change you wish to see in the world” –good ol’ gandhay!

“I like” -Borat

“Bee yourself” –a bumblebee

“Ain’t it funny, I got on all my clothes, and I can still sing” –Jill Scott (“You Got Me” with the Roots)

“Mr … Boyce and I are frat buddies” — Me (because we are- I was in a fraternity)

“A good hardcover book will never stab you in the back” —
Kim Lingel, laura wade’s friend.

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” — Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

“You can be as terrible a person as you want as long as you sing ‘Chiny Green Tips’ when you’re done” –Mark to me after I said some abominable things because I ate a Sizzli that tasted too good

“Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.” –Gilbert Chesterton
“Fumble out of bed and I stumble to the kitchen, pour myself a cup of ambition” –Aesop Rock

“When you cross my mind, you better look both ways, cuz my personality’s bigger than yours” –Busdriver

“Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.” –Karl (age 5) (from one of those ‘ask kids what (love) means’ things)

“They’re just standing there looking for winter” –Mark’s response to “What are they doing?”, after we see hundreds of geese on a golf course and two deer staring into nothingness amidst them (global warming)

“Even drunk people can see that wasted people are sad” -mrakish, after a few drankizz.

“Once you work there, you realize how many people only have one thing in their lives that they control: their coffee. yep, thats right, your quad decaf grande non-fat sugar-free vanilla latte is all you have…those are the kinds of thoughts of baristas.” — coloroverkill on being a starbucks barista (so true!)

“If you talk to God you’re religious. If God talks to you, you’re psychotic.” — House M.D.

“The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed” — Classic old Chinese proverb

“As you think, so shall you be.” — some old saying

“The answer lies in your actions” –Buddhist wisdom

“The heart has its reasons, that reason knows nothing of.” –Pascal

“I could fart better shows out than this” — Jesse Johnson, while we were watching ‘Degrassi High’- a show that takes teen angst and difficulty and throws it overboard into a tumultuous sea packed cram full of 24 minutes of drama, in short, it sucks (but i did like it as a kid, though it was different)

“A good plan violently executed today is far and away better than a perfect plan tomorrow” –General George S. Patten

“I do listen, I just don’t hear” -me, explaining and trying to make quotes

[me, about something the Fresh Cut Salads had put an ad in the local newspaper: You’re going to hell and you’re going to make a lot of money on the way!, Mark: Fresh Cut Salads are going to link Heaven and Hell together in peace (see ‘self-deprecationists’ from their new album for how to laugh at this)]

“Abbie was supposed to come out first, but I pushed her out of the way” -Ryan, 5-year old twin, 2 minutes older than sister Abbie

(I have to put in a million of these things. And I promise to categorize them too. For now I’m just putting in ones I randomly find) yeah!

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2 Responses to get thee to a quote

  1. paola says:


    “Is there no way out of the mind?” -Sylvia Plath

    “Breaking hearts and being a total mother&!#%@$ is fun.” -That Kid (– okay, so maybe he didn’t say that)

    “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” -Anaïs Nin

    “I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.” -JD Salinger, Franny and Zooey

    “Look like th’ innocent flower,
    But be the serpent under’t.” -William Shakespeare

    “Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.” -Henrik Tikkanen

    “What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” -Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan, 1892, Act III

  2. Amandoo says:

    Thank you for the quotes, as always, and please, everyone, feel free to leave your favorites *unless they suck*

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