inspirations of thedmouse

If you ever wondered how I got to be the way I am there’s probably a good reason for it beyond the genetics my parents blessed me with and the cultivation of influences by friends and family. To paraphrase High Fidelity, “It’s not what you’re like, it’ what you like.” And, by this measure here’s a few ways the authors, composers and other word-smithy types have helped shape and mold me.

“one of the standard remedies for personal misery is love. the recipient of an absolute love cannot be miserable as all faults are redeemed by loves magic eyes” – Milan Kundera (The Past Typically Dislikes the Prospect of the Future Replacing It)

“People are going deaf because music is played louder and louder, but because they’re going deaf, it has to be played louder still.” – Milan Kundera (tinnitus)

“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” – Paulo Coelho (non-Hallmark printed love)

“I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy” – J D Sallinger (60 Days)

“As soon as we want to feel, decide to feel, feeling is no long feeling but an imitation of feeling, a show of feeling. This is commonly called hysteria…” – Milan Kundera (This is Commonly Called Hysteria)

“One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others” – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll (a family to be thankful for)

“Everything has got a moral if you can only find it” – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll (Danger, Danger)

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there” – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll (MSFT Oneness)

“That’s the reason they’re called lessons, because they lessen from day to day” – em>Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll (Who’s Watching You)

Be what you would seem to be—or, if you’d like it put more simply—Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll (Happy New Beers)

“Death is their fate, the gift which as Time wears even the Powers shall envy” – J RR Tokein (What Happens When We Die)

“What about breakfast? We’ve had one, yes. What about second breakfast? What about elevenses? Luncheon? Afternoon tea? Dinner? Supper?” – Cinematographic adaptation of JRR Tolkien text (Omnivore)

“We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones” – Jules Verne (Hi Pi)

“Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities” – Aldous Leonard Huxley (A Glass Filled Future)

“if misery could kill, he would have died right there in the street.” – Aldous Leonard Huxley (when the end is a beginning)

“there’s no substitute for talent. industry and all the virtues are of no avail” – Aldous Leonard Huxley (Percussionist)

“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious” – George Orwell (e-day)

“The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.” – Leo Tolstoy (the anti-resolution)

“Memories may persist as everyone knows from an even earlier age…but they seldom stand out through a whole life like spots of light out of darkness, like a corner torn out of a huge picture which as faded and disappeared except for that cherished fragment” – Fydor Dostoyevsky (My Dad)

“If our impulses were confined to hunger, thirst and desire, we might be nearly free; but now, we are moved by every wind that blows and a chance word or scene that may convey to us – Mary Shelley (the Kitchen)

“in the midsts of despair, we performed the tasks of hope” – Mary Shelley (All the Comforts of Home)

“when falsehood can look so much like truth who can assure themselves of certain happiness” – Mary Shelley (a little in awe)

“Yet do no suppose because complain a little or because i can conceive a consolation for my toils which i may never now that i am wavering in my resolutions… those are as fixed as my fate” – Mary Shelley (the aftermath)

“what strange nature is this knowledge…?” – Mary Shelley (Who is Watching You)

“I looked upon the accounts of vice and injustice, at least they were remote, but now misery has come home and men appear to me as monsters thirsting for each other’s blood” – Mary Shelley (Another Step in a Positive Direction)

“folks don’t like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.” – Harper Lee (I’m dumber for having opened facebook lately)

“Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Snow)

“To Alcohol! The cause of… and solution to… all of life’s problems” – Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (Webcational)

““i’m fine, it’s my feelings that are mad” – Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (Lucky)

“Oh, everything’s too damned expensive these days. This Bible cost 15 bucks! And talk about a preachy book! Everybody’s a sinner!” – Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (It Costs too Much)

“inside every man is a struggle between good and evil that cannot be resolved” Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (Fight for your Life)

“He’s about to learn the most important lesson in the music business, don’t trust people in the music business…” Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (The Curse of Pandora’s Box)

“What if I wind up as some vegetable lying on the couch, then my important work will never be realized” – Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (My Rules)

* you being a cop makes you the man! Which makes me the woman –and I have no interest in that, besides occasionally wearing the underwear, which as we discussed, is strictly a comfort thing – Matt Greoning via Homer Simpson (Ven Diagram)

“Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today” – Danny Rubin & Harold Ramis vai Bill Murry (groundhog day)

“I have issues with anyone who treats God like a burden instead of a blessing, like some Catholics. You people don’t celebrate your faith, you mourn it” – Kevin Smith (the Papal Twitter)

“The internet is a communications tool used the world over, where people can come together to bitch about movies and share pornography with one another.” – Kevin Smith (a record of life)

“one would think that in a life where no two snowflakes are alike that one would have a brilliant rhyme for each and every bit of time” – Clutch (jersey fresh, jersey strong, jersey pride)

“The overwhelming power of death is there just to inspire. Translation, life is different ways of not dying. My Relationship with reality, it comes and goes” – Grade (To Triumph Over Tragedy

“Just because you can breathe doesn’t mean you’re alive, or you really live” – Rise Against (To Triumph Over Tragedy

“I never claimed to be something more than me” – Rise Against (passed up on subtle interaction)

“The hearts is something you cannot control you either chose to follow or be left behind” Rise Against (a lightening heart)

“the memories that haunt us are cherished just the same as the ones that bring us closer to the sky no matter how gray” – Rise Against (a lightening heart)

“life for you’ve been less than kind so take a number and stand in line we’ve all been sorry we’ve all been hurt but how we survive is what makes us who we are” – Rise Against (beckoning attention)

“i never though this could be me, i guess you never do, till its happening to you” – boysetsfire (leafing through pages)

“i’m haunted by the strains of human limitation…but, i will not be moved or shaken, I will not be misled, i still overcome” – Norma Jean (Doctor’s Office)

“The endless cycle of idea and action, endless invention, endless experiment, endless hope and endless disappointment. and I thought all I needed was just one breath to stay afloat…i never thought that this would capsize, but this isn’t a boat” – Norma Jean (UI v. UX)

” we learned more from a three minute record than we ever learned in school” – Bruce Springsteen (Joy-sea the Garden State)

“Just sitting back trying to recapture, a little of the glory of, well time slips away, and leaves you with nothing mister but boring stories of glory days” – Bruce Springsteen (Glory Days)

“A crowd of people stood and stared, They’d seen his face before, Nobody was really sure if he was from the house of lords …  A crowd of people turned away, But I just had to look, Having read the book” – the Beatles ((self)reflection in the moment)

“…with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph” – President Franklin D. Roosevelt (a day of infamy)

“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.” ― Steven Wright (box full of memories)

“Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.” – Woody Allen (The First Screen’s Big Return)

“We’re presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up.” — Julian Assange (Social Stupidity)

“If someone is smart enough to write it, you should be smart enough to read it.” Grandpa Peltier (Books)

“If we pine for a golden age of diary keeping, let’s indeed be honest: the pens and notebooks of the past inspired a truth no more — and no less — pure than the digital tools of today.” – Christine Nelson (a record of life)

“I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.” – Blaise Pascal (1000 posts)


People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss. – J. Cusack in High Fidelity

* Oh, little mouse, you are the only thing that keeps me sane… Homer Simpson

* the important thing is, I didn’t imagine it! Homer Simpson

* Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that’s even remotely true – h. simpson

* Beer. Now there’s a temporary solution – h. simpson

* ok brain, you don’t like me and I don’t like you, but let’s just get through this and then I can get back to killing you slowly with beer – h. simpson

* oh, I remember, you get drunk all the time – m simpson :: do you remember that you are an enabler? h simpson :: yeah, that’s why we make such a great team – m simpson

* If something is to hard to do, then it’s not worth doing…lets just toss this with the rest of the crap and go inside – h. simpson

* well, that was unexpected, I guess that’s why they call it a surprise – h. simpson

* In America there’s someone willing to pretend to be offended by Everything – m. greoning

* look at me, i’m a grad student, i’m 30 years old and i made $600 last year – b. simpson :: don’t make fun of grad students, they just made a horrible life choice – M. Simpson

* hey, what does this job pay – homer :: nothing – lenny :: d’oh – homer

* he’s about to learn the most important lesson in the music business, don’t trust people in the music business… h. simpson

* you know what I think of this contract, yeish, gooosh, grrrrrr – h. simpson

* I know you’re mad at me right now, and I’m kinda mad too…so, lets just say we’re both wrong and that’ll be that – h. simpson

* for those i love, i will sacrifice – indecision

* for all of us who still try, hope is the last to die – most precious blood

* those words took you but seconds to say, morever more and since that day, they will replay – most precious blood

* desperation holding hands with tragedy, lost time colluding with lunacy – most precious blood

* Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop – Lewis Carroll

* Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle – l carroll

* Everything has got a moral if you can only find it – l carroll

* its a poor sort of memory that only works backwards – l carroll

* Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down after wards- l carroll

* say what you mean… and mean what you say – l. carroll

* There is no use trying, one can’t believe impossible things :: I dare say you haven’t had much practice; When I was your age, I always did – l carroll

* There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration – l carroll

* I can’t go back to yesterday; because I was a different person then – l carroll

* That’s the reason they’re called lessons, because they lesson from day to day // We called him Tortoise because he taught us // No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise – l carroll

* would you tell me please, which way i aught to go from here :: that depends a good deal on where you want to go :: i don’t much care so long as i get somewhere :: oh you’ll surely do that for it doesn’t’ matter which way you go then – l. carroll

* If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there – l carroll

* Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to stay in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” – l carroll

* contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic – l carroll

* I can’t explain myself, I’m afraid, because I’m not myself, you see – l carroll

* I never claimed to be something more than me – rise against

* standing with no chance to win, but, we’re not running, there’s a point i think we’re missing, it’s in the air we raise our fists in, the hurt we feel we’ve all ever earned… though, we never turn our backs on ourselves – rise against

* each and every day, it leads into tomorrow and tomorrow bring one less day – rise against

* work consists of whatever the body is obliged to do and play consists of whatever the body is not obliged – Mark Twain

* the secret to getting ahead is getting started. the secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting with the first one – m twain

* they began to tell their adventures to hungry listeners but they only began…. it was not a thing likely to have and end with imaginations like their to furnish fresh material – m twain

* Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do – m twain

* ther ewas but one good and one evil in the world – life and death – m shelley

* take the sum in its completeness and no arithmetic can calculate its price, take from it the smallest sections and like the magician’s cone the valueless gold of the mine is turned to the vilest substance – m shelley

* disappointment is the guardian deity of human life – m shelley

* Shall I respect man when he condemns me? – m shelley

* the spirits that guarded me had provided these moments that i might retain strength and fulfill my pilgrimage. deprived of this respite i should have sunk further into my hardships – m shelley<br

* When disappoint, weariness and solitude drove me back upon my heart, to gather thence the joy of which it had become barrent was my escape – m shelley

* did we form ourselves choosing our dispositions and our powers? i find myself for one as a string instrument with chords and stors but I have no power to turn the pegs or pitch my thought to a higher or lower key – m shelley

* you are mistaken, my friend…nothing can alter my destiny, you will perceive how irrevocably it is determined… I thank you for your sympathy, but it is useless – m shelley

* in times of misery we might fight against our supposed destinies and strive not to be overcome by them…. IO would not yeld but to the last gasp resolutely defend my dear ones – m shelley

* The rise and fall of all we are stands before us – Killswitch Engage

* through adversity there is redemption, with passion I am unbroken – killswitch engage

* silent no more…make this world take notice that change is in our hands – killswitch engage

* I am I; and I wish I wasn’t; self-consciousness is acute and distressing – a. Huxley

* I’ve got something important to say and the power to say it – only I don’t know what it is and I can’t make any use of the power – a. Huxley

* whether ’tis better in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them… but you do neither, you just abolish the slings and arrows – a huxley

* There was something called democracy; as though men were more than psycho-chemically equal. There was a thing called Heaven; but all the same they used to drink enormous quantities; There was a thing called the soul and a thing called immortality; but they used to take drugs and do harm unto their own. – a. huxley

* but for goodness sake, don’t envelop me in love; don’t force love on me. if you knew how dreadful love seems to somebody who doesn’t love, what a violation, what an outrage – a. huxley

* the truth is nothing but the truth, it’s unnatural, it’s an abstraction that resembles nothing in the real world. in nature there are so many other irrelevant things mixed up with the essential truth. – a. huxley

* one should be loyal to one’s tastes and instincts. what’s the good of a philosophy with a major premise that isn’t the rationalization of your feelings? – a. huxley

* it was the battle of ‘all for love’ against ‘anything fro a quiet life’ – a. huxley

* killing time with a book was not intrinsically much better than killing pheasants and time with a gun – a. huxley

* you’ve no idea what a nuisance it is to look like an intellectual of the lower classes – a. huxley

* there’s still room for hope, and where there’s hope there’s disappointment – a. huxley

* but what i really want to know is how we ever got to this point from the place whee we started – a. huxley

* i don’t know what you’re talking about… … but I do, and after all that’s what ceifly matters in the circumstances. – a. huxley

* shame isn’t spontaneous, to being with. it’s artificial, it’s acquired. you can make people ashamed of anything – a. huxley

* you get revolutions occurring inside as well as outside. it’s poor against rich in the state. it’s the individual, it’s the oppressed body and instincts against the intellect. the intellect’s been exulted as the spiritual upper classes and the spiritual lower classes will rebel – a. huxley

* sensuality and sentiment, desire and tenderness are as often friends as they are enemies – a. huxley

* but if you’re bored by it, if you hate it, why the devil do you go on with it in life – a. huxley

* peace and trust can win the day despite all that you’re loosing – Led Zeppelin

* Standing on the hill of my mountain of dreams, trying to tell myself its not as hard as it seems – led zeppelin

* If this is to be the end, then I would have them make such an end as to be remembered for the ages – j rr tokein

* As one stage of your journey is over, another begins… – j rr tokein

* and the coming, will be like the coming of small stones that starts an avalanche in the mountains- j rr tokein

* to go back is to admit defeat and a fate much worse if the defeat is to come – j rr tolkein

* where there’s life, there’s hope – j rr tokein

* we must guest the riddles if we are to chose our course rightly :: maybe there is no right choice then – j rr tokein

* there is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after – j rr tokein

* you know well enough now starting is too great a claim for any and that only a small part is played in the great deeds of any hero in the finishing – j rr tolkein

* I fear a cage… to stay behind bars till use or old age has come to accept me, and all chase of valor has gone beyond recall or desire – j rr tokein

* farewell. wherever you fare,. till your eyries receive you at the journey’s end – j rr tokein

* their swords and their counsels shall have two edges – j rr tokein

* challenge the fate that lies before you, seeming hopeless, yet not certain – j rr tokein

* hope rather that in the end, even the least of your desires shall have fruit – j rr tokein

* among the tales of sorrow and of ruin that come down to us from the darkness of those days there are yet some in which amid weeping there is joy and under the shadow of death light that endures – j rr tokein

* For that woe is past, and I would take what joy is here left, untroubled by memory. And maybe there is woe enough yet to come, though still hope may seem bright – j rr tokein

* you nailed all your words down on me and it felt like a blind guide leading me into quicksand – Norma Jean

* You are forgiven, but this just does not mean that what was done is okay – Norma Jean

* dying man needs to die, as a tired man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist – Norma Jean

*we painted crooked lies but we danced in perfect time – norma jean

* you can be free to turn your back, I’m not holding a gun… but where does that get either of us – norma jean

* the torrent has crowned their heads – norma jean

* wake up, no passenger, no parasite – norma jean

* You witnessed halos, but you failed to see its horns.- norma jean

* deception wears its veil, Her charm is fleeting but Her love just will not last…I will not sleep while you are throwing anchors to a drowning generation – norma jean

* if all we know will be folded… Your day will come, turn the page, embrace your
comforting company – norma jean

* The endless cycle of idea and action, endless invention, endless experiment, endless hope and endless disappointment. and I thought all I needed was just one breath to stay afloat…i never thought that this would capsize, but this isn’t a boat – norma jean

* motion without meaning…action without function…nothing will breed nothing…i try to drown my sorrows but my sorrow swims well – norma jean

* this is between me and this blade, and my heart… distributing rusty knives in these countless attractive letters, with a directional diagram of a guilty heart. Insert Knife Here – norma jean

* You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view- Harper Lee

* i came to the conclusion that people were just peculiar. i withdrew from them and never thought about them until i was forced to – h lee

* do you know what compromise is? :: bending the law? :: no, an agreement reached by mutual concessions – h lee

* before i can live with other folks, i’ve first got to live with myself. the one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience – h lee

* it’s never an insult to be called what somebody else thinks is a bad name. it just shows you how poor that person is. – h lee

* Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what – h lee

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it – h lee

* i want to find the waters that will wash this whole damned slate clean – boysetsfire

* the truth can only so long hide in shadows of our own design so amend and stabilize – boysetsfire

* the sick and tired refrain of every day is branding itself into you, discouragement defined by all the times when everything just falls apart – boysetsfire

* Love is a desire for that lost half of ourselves – m kundera

* When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object – m kundera

* There is a certain part of our lives outside of time. Perhaps we only become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless – m kundera

* Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor – m kundera

* Without the faith that our face express our self, without that basic illusion, that archillusion, we cannot live, or at lest we cannot take life serious. And it isn’t enough for us to identify with our selves, it is necessary to do so passionately, to the point of life and death – m kundera

* Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves. – m kundera

* Rejecting compromise means ipso facto choosing the worst of defeats…by settling for nothing more than victory. – m kundera

* Things exist in their essence even before they are materially realized and named – m kundera

* No matter how much we scorn it, kitsch is an integral part of the human condition. – m kundera

* A man obsessed with lisost revenges himself by destroying himself… the goal of revenge is to make ones partner look as miserable as one’s self – m kundera

* Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten – m kundera

* Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguements to justify the rule of nonthought – m kundera

* Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy – m kundera

* Hate traps us by binding us too tightly to our adversary – m kundera

* it’s naive to believe that our image is only an illusion that conceals ourselves as the one true essence independent of the eyes of the world. – m kundera

* The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting – m kundera

* the value of coincidence equals the degree of improbability – m kundera

* The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of our but the ignominy, the humiliation, we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone – m kundera

* words scribbled on a page seems so useless in this day and age, like nothing means nothing any more – stretch arm strong

* yesterday was just a memory that tomorrow cannot be – stretch arm strong

* let’s just say, we’ve run our course, no need to argue or question the source – stretch arm strong

* your stone to push, my cross to bear, your delusions and our confusions, it feels so wrong – stretch arm strong

* faith does not, in the realist, spring from the miracle but the miracle from faith <fydor dostoyevsky

*the man who lies to himself and listens to his own lies comes to such a point that he cannot distinguish the truth withing him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others and having no respect he ceases to love –f dostoyevsky

* if i try to understand anything i will be false to the facts and i have determined to stick to the facts – f dostoyevsky

* love life more than the meaning of it? :: certainly, love it regardless of logic- f dostoyevsky

* too many riddles weigh men down on Earth – f dostoyevsky

*the martyr sometimes likes to divert himself with his own despair … don’t drive yourself to death with despair – f dostoyevsky

* i know that my youth will triumph over everything – every disillusionment, every disgust, with life. i’ve asked myself many times whether in the world if there is any despair that could overcome this frenetic thirst for life. I’ve come to the conclusion there’s not – f dostoyevsky

* tragic phrases should be forgiven… tragic phrases comfort the heart… without them, sorrow would be too heavy for any man to bear – f dostoyevsky

* as things fail, so it lies – f dostoyevsky

* don’t waste your time always searching for those wasted years and realize you’re living in life’s golden years – iron maiden

* so when you’re waiting for the next attack, you better stand your ground there’s no turning back – iron maiden

* either the future would resemble the present in which case it would not listen to him, or it would be different from it and his predicament would be meaningless – George Orwell

* how could you make an appeal to the future when not a trace of you, not even an anonymous word scribbled on a piece of paper could physically survive? – g. orwell

* who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past – g. orwell

* the past was dead, the future was unimaginable, what certainty had he that a single human creature was now living on his side? – g. orwell

* the past is whatever the records and the memories agree upon – g. orwell

* everything faded away into a shadow-world in which finally even the date of the year had become uncertain – g. orwell

* it was like a single equation with two unknowns – g. orwell

* I understand HOW: I do not understand WHY – g. orwell

* If you’re not happy inside yourself why should you get excited about all the rest of the bloody rot? – g. orwell

* only because i prefer a positive to a negative. But in this game that we’re playing, we can’t win. Some kinds of failure are better than other kinds, that’s all – g. orwell

* so long as human beings stay human, death and life are the same thing – g. orwell

* if you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love – g. orwell

* moreover, to be efficient it was necessary to be able to learn from the past, which meant having a fairly accurate idea of what happened in the past. – g. orwell

* when you delude yourself into thinking that you see something you assume that everyone else sees the same thing as you. Reality exists in the him mind and nowhere else. – g. orwell

* try, there is no try, do or do not – yoda STARWARS

* i don’t believe – skywalker :: than that is why you fail – yoda STARWARS

* Liberty is worth paying for – jules verne

* the earth does not want new continents but new men – j verne

* nothing has changed inside. a prison is still a prison. prisoners are still prisoners.- j verne

* We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer – j verne

* the weapons locked and loaded, but the trigger finger’s snagged on the mousetrap of the moment – everytimeidie

* when the urgency strikes you, you’d better not loose your nerve – everytimeidie

* I’m enchanted by the lavish ballet and I’ll whistle the tune all the way to the gallows that I heard at the caboret – everytimeidie

* Men will never rest till they’ve spoiled the earth and destroyed the animals – Richard Adams

* It is, rather, a blessedly circumscribed imagination and an intuitive feeling that Life is Now! – R Adams

* We take daylight for granted. But moonlight is another matter. It is inconstant. The full moon wanes and returns again. – R Adams

* nearly always there are those who want to fight and those who do not but feel they cannot avoid it – R Adams

* Here is a soldier who was waiting, with a heavy heart, to suffer and die in battle… but suddenly the luck has changed… the war is over and everyone bursts out singing. He will go home after all. – R Adams

* I don’t know what I’d been expected. You know how you let yourself think that everything will be all right if you can only get to a certain place or do a certain thing. But when you get there you find it’s not that simple – R Adams

* All you need is love, love is all you need – the beatles

* when my time comes, i want to be buried face down, so that anyone who doesn’t like me can kiss my ass – Red Foreman

* you don’t have bad luck, the reason why bad things happen to you is because you’re a dumbass – Red Foreman

* i’m not one to believe in magic, but i sometimes have a second sight, i’m not one with a sense of proportion, when my heart still changes overnight – rush

* as much as anything else, it was the stare, not so paradoxically, of a privacy-lover who, once his privacy has been invaded, doesn’t quite approve when the invader just gets up and leaves, one-two-three, like that – sallinger

* i will never hold my breath because i will only suffocate and while i’m waiting them time is wasting and i can only do my best… – h2o

* i can’t let fate dictate what’s best for me, gotta take control of my own destiny – h2o

* you face forward or you face the possibility of shock and damage – Kevin smith

* There’s something to be said for failing. It’s not the failure you feel, it’s the failure that people project when something disappoints. You’re back to ground zero, where there’s no expectations, and that’s where I like to be. People like to set the bar high. I like to put the bar on the ground and barely step over it. I like to keep the expectations really low – Kevin smith

* It’s unfortunate that you’re in love with me? It’s unfair that you felt the fucking need to unburden your soul about it! – k. smith

* it doesn’t matter what you have faith in, just that you have faith. Your hearts are in the right place, but your brain’s got to wake up – k. smith

* some of us were not given a map at birth. – k. smith

* I’ve been there and done it and never found what I was looking for. I’ve been down roads like this before – k. smith

* I just think it’s better to have ideas. You can change an idea. Changing a belief is trickier. People die for it, people kill for it- k. smith

* You go in with low expectations, or not expecting it to bring you right back to the days of your youth, but it’s kind of a fun event – k. smith

faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to – miracle on 34th street

Thank you to all the wonderful authors of the quotes above. I respectfully tip my hat to you and tried to credit you as available. You’ve made more an impact than you’ll ever know

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