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1. "Usually when you ask somebody in college why they are there, they'll tell you it's to get an education. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race. Too many college radicals are two-timing punks. The only reason you should be in college is to destroy it."
Author: Abbie Hoffman
2. "All your doing is keeping wayward teenage punks off the street. You should leave the real investigative work to us big girls with the pens and paper."
Author: Diane Moore
3. "Kids who get Bart Simpson dolls too easily grow up to be punks who steal from candy stores, because they're used to getting whatever they want the easy way."
Author: Etgar Keret
4. "Balls," I said. "Never mind the track. The track is for punks. We are Road People. We are Cafe Racers. Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. On my tombstone they will carve, "IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
5. "We're just two punks, Frank. God kissed us on the brow that night. He gave us all that two people can ever have and we just weren't the kind that could have it. [I]t's a big airplane engine, that takes you through the sky, right up to the top of the mountain. But when you put it in a Ford, it just shakes it to pieces. That's what we are, Frank, a couple of Fords."
Author: James M. Cain
6. "Part of why I love these angry, straight, white punks is that they are stripping the dharma of its bullshit, and applying it to contexts and styles that, even if they aren't mine, are at least different from the norm."
Author: Jay Michaelson
7. "Have spunks and do battle for yourself"
Author: Jean Rhys
8. "To me, John Lennon and Elvis Presley were punks, because they made music that evoked those emotions in people."
Author: Joey Ramone
9. "I sort of tend to equate tattoos with prisoners, punks or people with a high level of self-confidence. I don't necessarily have a covered-in-tattoos personality."
Author: Lena Dunham
10. "Come, drunks and drug-takers; come perverts unnerved!Receive the laurel, given, though late, on merit; to whom and wherever deserved.Parochial punks, trimmers, nice people, joiners true-blue,Get the hell out of the way of the laurel. It is deathless And it isn't for you."
Author: Louise Bogan
11. "So if the punks come here, they're going to dance with the devil and get the short end of the horn. (Zarek)No one better than my Zarek to rip someone's head off. You two should get along famously. (Astrid)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
12. "I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat pumps and a cozy jumper while my friends' parents were punks or hippies."
Author: Shirley Manson
13. "I never understood why the metal heads in my school hated the punks."
Author: Trevor Dunn
14. "L'ancienneté, chez les punks, était signe de crédibilité et conférait prestige et avantages divers. Un des rares points communs entre punk rock et fonction publique."
Author: Virginie Despentes

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Sex. It's the biggest sham of all. I mean, your life, all you ever hear is how you're supposed to save yourself for marriage. And how its so special. And then you finally do it. And you're like, "that it'? This is what everyone's been raving about?"
Author: Candace Bushnell

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