W: I hate people. Do you hate people?
H: No... but I sure feel better when they're not around.
The appropriate response to reality is to go insane.– Phillip K. Dick
When all’s said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it’s...– Charles de Lint
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.– Henry David Thoreau
That government is best which governs not at all.– Henry David Thoreau
Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven– John Milton
From now on, little by little, you must prepare yourself to face death.– Haruki Murakami.
Stuff your eyes with wonder … live as if you’d drop dead in ten...– Ray Bradbury
People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better...– Ray Bradbury
Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.– Ray Bradbury
I sometimes think that people’s hearts are like deep wells. Nobody knows...– Haruki Murakami
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.– Haruki Murakami.
Anonymous asked: Why we are people?
War is made or planned now by individual men, demagogues and dictators who play...– Ernest Hemingway
Then there is the other secret. There isn’t any symbolysm [sic]. The sea...– Ernest Hemingway
Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big...– Ernest Hemingway
The funniest things are the forbidden.– Mark Twain
Real education must ultimately be limited to one who INSISTS on knowing, the...– Ezra Pound
You see it’s awfully hard to talk or write about your own stuff because if...– Ernest Hemingway
Modern life is often a mechanical oppression and liquor is the only mechanical...– Ernest Hemingway
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.– Ernest Hemingway.
If I’m an ass, I should say so. If I don’t, somebody else will. If I...– Charles Bukowski.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you...– Charles Bukowski
Love each other dearly always. There is scarcely anything else in the world but...– Jean Valjean in Les Misérables
We’ll always remain a child within ourselves.
Love, whether newly-born or aroused from a death-like slumber, must always...– Nathaniel Hawthorne
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be...– Edgar Allan Poe
…maybe I only exist in your mind. I’m still just as real as anything...– Jesse (Waking Life)
Creation seems to come out of imperfection. It seems to come out of a striving...– Kim Krizan (Waking Life)
Famous Last Words:
Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something. - Francisco (“Pancho”) Villa. I’ll be in Hell before you start breakfast! - “Black Jack” Ketchum, notorious train robber. Get these fucking nuns away from me. - Norman Douglas. Don’t worry…it’s not loaded… - Terry Kath, rock musician in the band Chicago Transit Authority as he put the gun he was cleaning to his head and pulled the...
Art happens all the time, everywhere. All we have to do is to keep our minds...– Jacek Tylicki
Bad art is more tragically beautiful than good art, because it documents human...– Henry Letham
All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our...– Jorge Luis Borges
You know, the truth can be really powerful stuff. You’re not expecting it.– Kurt Vonnegut
Is sex dirty? Only if it’s done right.– Woody Allen
Love is the answer. But while you’re waiting for the answer, sex raises...– Woody Allen
The absence of fighting or hatred or desire also means the opposites do not...– Haruki Murakami
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in...– Leo Tolstoy
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody...– Kurt Vonnegut
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in...– Joe Strummer
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is...– Mark Twain
No shame in being shameless
Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay...– James R. Cook
I think William Shakespeare was the wisest human being I ever heard of. To be...– Kurt Vonnegut
This is my principal objection to life, I think: It is too easy, when alive, to...– Kurt Vonnegut
If you can do no good, at least do no harm.– Kurt Vonnegut
The arts put man at the center of the universe, whether he belongs there or not....– Kurt Vonnegut