Quotes

These are just some quotes that I like. I add to them when I remember a good one.

  • On a large enough time line, the survival rate for everyone will drop to zero.  ~Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
  • This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time. ~Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
  • The things you used to own, now they own you. ~Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
  • Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. ~J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
  • If I were a piano player, I’d play it in the goddam closet. ~J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
  • Get busy living, or get busy dying. ~Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption (Hope Springs Eternal)
  • People are just people like you. ~Regina Spektor, Ghost Of Corporate Future
  • Note to self Re: being the Fonz – Mark, you are not the Fonz. ~Peep Show
  • We’re from England and English people aren’t impressed. There’s this automatic assumption that any degree of success means that you’ve… you’ve cheated… We’re fascinated by the fact that in America celebrities live on that higher plane. They’re untouchable. ~ Thom Yorke, Meeting People Is Easy
  • “It’s easy to be miserable. Being happy is tougher – and cooler.” ~ Thom Yorke
  • “This is wine, yeah. Obviously it’s not really delicious like hot chocolate or coke but for wine, it’s brilliant”. ~Peep Show
  • “We saw most of the major biggies” ~someone at work describing their recent trip to New York
  • “just a neurotic left handed middle aged man just talking nonsense out there into the void” ~ Damon Albarn
  • “These things they go away, replaced by every day” ~ Michael Stipe
  • “Benjamin was the only animal who did not side with either faction. He refused to believe either that food would become more plentiful or that the windmill would save work. Windmill or no windmill, he said, life would go on as it had always gone on– that is, badly.” ~ Animal Farm
  • “If you’re not enough without it, you’ll never be enough with it”, Irving “Irv” Blitzer, Cool Runnings
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