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Sarah Weiner Quotes

"I like bread, and I like butter - but I like bread with butter best."

Bruce Sterling Quotes

"Forget trying to pass for normal. Follow your geekdom. Embrace nerditude. In the immortal words of Lafcadio Hearn, a geek of incredible obscurity whose work is still in print after a hundred years, "Woo the muse of the odd." You may be a geek. You may have geek written all over you. You should aim to be one geek theyll never forget. Dont aim to be civilized. Dont hope that straight people will keep you on as some sort of pet. To hell with them. You should fully realize what society has made of you and take a terrible revenge. Get weird. Get way weird. Get dangerously weird. Get sophisticatedly, thoroughly weird, and dont do it halfway. Put every ounce of horsepower you have behind it. Dont become a well-rounded person. Well-rounded people are smooth and dull. Become a thoroughly spiky person. Grow spikes from every angle. Stick in their throats like a pufferfish."

Chris Manby Quotes

"That was what true love was supposed to be about. Couples slobbering all over each other, only just able to let each other out of sight long enough to go to the loo. True love was not furtively checking your email, while your other half is in the bathroom to see if you have a message from someone you met out once. True love shouldnt be disappointed when your ex writes with the news that another old girlfriend is back on the scene.Fuck she couldnt do this. She couldnt keep pretending. Not a single day longer."

Luis Guzman Quotes

"Its ok to show all your colors."

Catherynne M Valente Quotes

"Because Im a cat. A big one, the Panther of Rough Storms, in fact. But still a cat. If theres a saucer of milk to spill, Id rather spill it than let it lie. If my mistress grows absent-minded and leaves a ball of yarn about, Ill bat it between my paws, and unravel it. Because its fun. Because its what cats do best."

Pamela Sue Perskin Quotes

"One example was the assertion that a seven-year FBI study revealed no evidence of organized cult or ritual activity in the United Sates. In reality there is no such study. The day following the ABC program, my office contacted the FBI and requested a copy of the alleged study. The bureau responded in writing indicating that no such study existed.[referring to the Lanning report - Lanning, K. V. (1992)Investigators guide to allegations of "ritual" child abuse. Quantico, VA: National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.]"

Martha Cooley Quotes

"In a few minutes I heard the books voices: a low, steady, unsupressible hum. Id heard it many times before. Ive always had a finely tuned ear for a librarys accumulations of echo and desire. Libraries are anything but hushed."

Robert Morgan Quotes

"In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out."

John Hanning Speke Quotes

"Cows, after leaving the low lands near the coast, are found to be plentiful everywhere, and to produce milk in small quantities, from which butter is made."

Baruch Spinoza Quotes

"Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare."

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Quotes About Trapeze Artists

"He said that academia reminded him of a badly run circus. The faculty members were like underfed animals -- weary of their cages, which were never large enough to begin with -- and they responded sluggishly to the whip. The trapeze artists fell with monotonous regularity into poorly strung nets. The clowns looked hungry. The tent leaked. The crowd was inattentive, shouting incoherently at inappropriate moments. And when the show was over, no one cheered." - Author: Susan Hubbard

Quotes About Language Tagalog

"French is the language that turns dirt into romance." - Author: Stephen King

Quotes About Punctum

"The (i)studium(i) is ultimately always coded, the (i)punctum is not)..." - Author: Roland Barthes

Quotes About Tese

"Turtle is putting seaweed all over me. It is the big turtle. She is so big that she can regurgitateseaweed over me. It comes out of her mouth likecoming from a spoud of a fountain, which is actually a very nice feeling. It is not sticky at all. It is justa very nice clean feeling and it is a wonderful ocean smellabout it." - Author: Sandra Harner

Quotes About Old Age In King Lear

"In my old age (smirk), I seem to have become a creature of habit. I have order, schedules, quirky little activities I dig that fill up my days. Even though I hang alone, I hang alone well.In the two years since I got back from my seven-month postcollegiate sojourn in gay paris, I have gotten used to spending most of my time alone, playing inside my head. All those solo walks along the Seine, nights spent reading in my apartment, and weekend lurking gin dark cafés conditioned me to like my own company. Sure, I was lonely not having anyone to gab with or laugh with, but somehow I found serenity in solitude. Now, even with friends around, I like being able to tune everything and everyone out. I have become selfish with my freedom, filling it with things I deem fit. This is how I deal with loneliness in my life: I learn to love it, and the it isnt loneliness, its just lovely." - Author: Rebecca Bloom

Quotes About Shoes And Bags

"Feathery Stokers - There is no definitive list but here are some examples. Men who didnt eat red meat were Feathery Strokers. Men who used postshave balm instead of slapping stinging aftershave onto their tender skin were Feathery Strokers. Men who noticed your shoes and handbags were Feathery Strokers. (Or Jolly Boys.) Men who said pornography was exploitation of women were Feathery Strokers. (Or liars.) Men who said pornography was exploitation of men as much as women were of the scale. All straight men from San Francisco were Feather Strokers. All academics with beards were Feathery Stokers. Men who stayed friends with their ex-girlfriends were Feathery Strokers. Especially if they called them their "ex-partner." Men who did Pilates were Feathery Strokers. Men who said, "I have to take care of myself right now" were screaming Feathery Strokers. (Even Id go along with that.) ~Jacqui" - Author: Marian Keyes

Quotes About Long Haired Guys

"...Mohamed Ali also had a way with words, but it helped enormously that he could also punch guys in the face." - Author: Bill Maher

Quotes About Sailboats

"BRETThe bohemians of So-Ho did pirouettesAs we waltzed through the streets of ManhattanOn rivers of ribbon and sailboats of songs...JEMAINEBret, did any of this actually happen?BRETThe girl I describedShes as real as the windIts true, I saw her todayThe other details are inventionsBecause I prefer her that way" - Author: Flight of the Conchords

Quotes About Different Personalities

"I wonder how it turns out that we all lead such different lives. Take you and your sister, for example. Youre born to the same parents, you grow up in the same household, youre both girls. How do you end up with such wildly different personalities?...One puts on a bikini like little semaphore flags and lies by the pool looking sexy, and the other puts on her school bathing suit and swims her heart out like a dolphin..." - Author: Haruki Murakami

Quotes About Loss Of Your Grandmother

"Who has never killed an hour? Not casually or without thought, but carefully: a premeditated murder of minutes. The violence comes from a combination of giving up, not caring, and a resignation that getting past it is all you can hope to accomplish. So you kill the hour. You do not work, you do not read, you do not daydream. If you sleep it is not because you need to sleep. And when at last it is over, there is no evidence: no weapon, no blood, and no body. The only clue might be the shadows beneath your eyes or a terribly thin line near the corner of your mouth indicating something has been suffered, that in the privacy of your life you have lost something and the loss is too empty to share." - Author: Mark Z. Danielewski