28 November 2011

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered. F. Scott Fitzgerald

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"It is only a meteor," said the candle with contempt. SJ Lec

"Everyone can choose the color of the rope he makes to hang himself with." SJ Lec

"She felt like a nightmare that had yet to be dreamed." SJ Lec

quotes on the underground

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it. Gabriel García Márquez

Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world." Voltaire

There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination.But there is a hierarchy:the kisses alone don’t work Anaïs Nin

The best revenge, like the best sex, is performed slowly, and with the eyes open.” Gregory David Roberts

We never consider that the things dogs know about us are things of which we have not the faintest notion. José Saramago

I have scars on my hands from touching certain people. JD Salinger

It is the greatest truth of our age: Information is not knowledge. Caleb Carr

We’ve taken the world apart but we have no idea what to do with the pieces. Chuck Palahniuk

The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good. Stanley Kubrick

“In our privatest mind … there is only chaos and blur. We invented logic to beat back our creatural selves." Don DeLillo

We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact. Jean Paul Sartre

"The world is full of stories, and from time to time they permit themselves to be told…" An aboriginal saying

People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table. Max Beerbohm

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. Hector Berlioz

Once we have ridden on a tiger's back it is difficult to get off. Chinese proverb

"I have seen the truth and the truth has made me odd." Flannery O'Connor

We’re driving faster and faster into the future, trying to steer by using only the rear-view mirror. Marshall McLuhan

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. —Thomas A. Edison

You were unsure which pain is worse — the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will. Simon Van Booy

Experience is not what happens to a man, but what a man does with what happens. Aldous Huxley

Monsters cannot be announced. One cannot say ‘Here are our monsters,’ without immediately turning those monsters into pets. Jacques Derrida

"I have to write a long letter to the shadow I’ve lost." Andre Bréton

She loved him absolutely, perhaps for half an hour. E.M. Forster