Quotes in order of addition

. . live right now
just be yourself
it doesn't matter if that's good enough for someone else
Jimmy Eat World

Knowing is not enough
We must apply.
Willing is not enough
We must do.
Johann von Goethe

. . . there have been occasions when I have suffered misfortunes
due to the shortcomings of others, when I have found people
at fault and at my mercy if I wished to make trouble for them.
At these times I had a standard of conduct to follow.
James Harriot from All Creatures Great & Small

If all those around you believe some particular thing, you will
soon be tempted to share in that belief
Ibn Fadlan

But if you really want to live, why not try and make yourself?
Incubus

So would I be out of line if I said, I miss you?
Incubus

So if I decide to waiver my chance to be one of the hive
Incubus

Don't let the world bring you down
Not everybody here is that fucked up and cold.
Incubus

. . . stranger than a gang of drunken mimes
Incubus

Life is not a problem to be solved
but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard

Imagine all the people
Living for today
Imagine there's no country . . .
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion, too.
John Lennon

Happiness is not a state to arrive at,
but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you?
U2

They say that what you mock
will surely overtake you.
And you become a monster
So the monster will not break you.
U2

How can you be a failure at something you haven't started yet?
Bob Bailey

An air show? Why would anyone pay to see air?
Inspector Gadget

Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent
Eleanor Roosevelt

my kind of trooper, short on brains long on guts
Sgt Bruto from Roughnecks

To know what is right
and not do it is
the worst cowardice
Confucius

Should I fall out of love, my fire in the light
To chase a feather in the wind
Led Zeppelin

I got a woman, stay drunk all the time
Led Zeppelin

But once I hold on, I won't let go 'til it bleeds
Corey from Stone Sour

I dreamed I was in a Hollywood movie
And that I was the star of the movie
This really blew my mind, the fact that me,
an overfed, long-haired leaping gnome
should be the star of a Hollywood movie
Eric Burton and War

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere
Martin Luther King Jr

So let us stop talkin' falsely now
Jimi Hendrix

You gave me life
Now show me how to live
Audioslave

And put the blame on me
So you don't feel a thing
Audioslave

They took the bar!
The whole fucking bar!
John Belushi from Animal House

My advice to you- is to start drinking heavily
John Belushi from Animal House

Life really is just a series of moments
Bob Bailey

My satisfaction comes when doing the job to the best of my ability with the means at my disposal
James Harriot from All Creatures Great & Small

You can't judge by external appearences
Doctor Who

When there are no longer any deprived or insufficient, who will invent?
R.A. Lafferty

God only knows
God makes his plan
The information's unavailable
To the mortal man
Paul Simon

The tiny purple fishes run laughing through your fingers
Cream

All that shimmers in this world is sure to fade
Fuel

I'm goin' 'round the world, I got to find my girl . . .
Gotta find the queen of all my dreams
Led Zeppelin

You will find your servant is your master
Police

Try to make ends meet
You're a slave to money then you die
The Verve

People say I'm lazy dreaming my life away,
Well they give me all kinds of advice designed to enlighten me
John Lennon

You can stop the world
But you won't change me
Cold

Assure me it's OK to use my heart and not my eyes
To navigate the darkness
Hoobastank

I've been thinking of combustication as a welcomed vacation
from the burdens of the planet earth
Incubus

Like gravity, hypocrisy, and the perils of being in 3-D...
Incubus

you got your smile on upside down
The Cars

Take this message to my brother
You will find him everywhere
Wherever people live together
Tied in poverty's despair
Doobie Brothers

Life is not to fear, life is to enjoy
Third Eye Blind

Do you live the days you go through
Third Eye Blind

it feels like trading brains with an imbecile
Incubus

Yes, I feel emphatic about not being static
And not eating the bullshit that's being fed to me
Incubus

Just when you thought, it was safe to think
In comes mental piracy, and no
What I'm looking for
Can not be sold to me
Incubus

I can tell you why
People die alone
Audioslave

I've been drinking life
While you've been nauseuous
And so I drink to health
While you kill yourself
Audioslave

Maybe women are completely different when we're not with them.
Maybe they're not cross all the time.
Coupling

When man invented fire, he didn't say, 'hey, let's cook',
he said, 'great, now we can see naked bottoms in the dark.'
Coupling

This life is more than just a read through
Red Hot Chili Peppers

This is grain. Which any fool can eat but for which the Lord intended a more diviner means of consumption. Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty by learning about...beer.
Friar Tuck from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while,
you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller

A person should not believe in an '-ism,' he should believe in himself.
I quote John Lennon, 'I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.'
Ferris Bueller

Working jobs we hate, so we can buy shit we don't need
Tyler Durden

You're not the contents of your wallet
Tyler Durden

If you shoot me, you're liable to lose a lot of those humanitarian awards.
Fletch

You do own rubber gloves?
I rent 'em. I have a lease with an option to buy.
Fletch

Don't talk to me that way, assface. I don't work for you yet.
Fletch

It takes a big man to admit when he's wrong. I am NOT a big man.
Fletch

You haven't lived until you've gone on a coon hunt,
and after you have, you don't want to.
Fletch

What do you want me to do, boss?
Oh, why don't you jump down, turn around, pick a bale of cotton?
Fletch

You know, I came this close to buying this place,
until I heard that Hopalong Cassidy killed himself here.
Bow and arrow . . . very weird.
Fletch

I can use the exercise? Look at you. You have your own climate!
Monsters, Inc.

Darling, I'd love a threesome
Darling, I'll think about a threesome
Darling, I'm pregnant- there's your threesome.
And so the cycle of life continues.
Coupling

Let me explain, Patrick. Here on earth there is a gap between seeing someone you like and having sex with them, that we like to call conversation.
Coupling

What have you got to lose?
Can I tell it like it is?
Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Volvo, the intelligent car for ignorant people
George Carlin

without it [emotion] . . . breath is just a clock ticking
Equilibrium

I marvel at the stars
And feel my heart overflow
Incubus

A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points but it is, by no means, the most interesting.
Doctor Who

Forgive my indecision . . . I am only a man
Incubus

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans
John Lennon

What's your idea?
I don't know yet. That's the trouble with ideas: they only come a bit at a time.
Doctor Who

Have you ever eaten a sea gull, Tom?
No.
By God they taste awful just like eating a crow.
The Cat's Meow

He writes like a drunken crab. You better read it. Doctors are more used to hieroglyphics than normal human beings.
Sherlock Holmes in The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Sometimes there are more important things to life than a good pair of tits.
The Man in the Iron Mask

Why do we dream when our thoughts mean nothing
Godsmack

The only thing that matters is following your heart and eventually you'll get it right
The Ataris

Go on and save yourself
And take it out on me [I can take it]
Audioslave

You know what you are?
A beard with an idiot hanging off of it.
Bernard from Black Books

Whatever tomorrow brings, I'll be there with open arms and open eyes
Incubus

No disappointment, until I wake up
don't want to wake up
Dishwalla

Everything is perfect from so far away
Postal Service

no concerns about the world getting warmer
people thought that they were just being rewarded
Postal Service

Think of the brains needed to play golf.
Hitting a ball with a crooked stick, walking after it, then hitting it again.
George Carlin

Hey! Hey, this is not a lending library. Put that down or I'll blow your head off.
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from The Simpsons

I feel so miserable without you,
it's almost like having you here.
Stephen Bishop

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Winston Churchill

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book;
I'll waste no time reading it.
Moses Hadas

He had delusions of adequacy.
Walter Kerr

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
Groucho Marx

They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.
Thomas Brackett Reed

I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
Mark Twain

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Oscar Wilde

He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts...
for support rather than illumination.
Andrew Lang

Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
Chinese fortune

Are you some kind of scientist?
I am every kind of scientist.
Doctor Who

Have you done your share of comin' down
On different things that people do
Have you been aware
You've got brothers and sisters who care
About what's gonna happen to you in a year from now
Guess Who

You do not need a head, nor even a heart, to be all a female can require
Stephen Maturin from Master and Commander

Into the sleep machine I won't plug in,
in fact I'd rather die before I will comply.
Incubus

"I gotta buy some candles. So what that's gay: it'll smell better."
"What you gotta do is buy black ones and arrange them on the floor in a star [pentagram]... that's not gay!"
Bob Bailey

"I want peace on Earth and goodwill toward men"
"We are the United States Government. We don't do that sort of thing!"
Sneakers

it felt as wieldy as Pooh after a honey binge
Jeremy Clarkson

I'm eating this very good meat (dog food)... in a fine sauce. I will shit easy tomorrow.
Andre from Just Visiting

You ever notice people die in alphabetical order?
One Crazy Summer

There's nothing you can do that can't be done
Beatles

There's nothing you can make that can't be made
Beatles

No one you can save that can't be saved
Beatles

Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in time
Beatles

There's nothing you can know that isn't known
Beatles

Nothing you can see that isn't shown
Beatles

No where you can be that isn't where you're meant to be
Beatles

To be the unpaid slave of a titled yokel who hasn't read a book? Who thinks Bach is something terriers do?
from Sherlock Holmes

The police were going to do a search [for you] but your parents thought it was a waste of taxpayers' money
Futurama

No matter how beautiful a woman is: somewhere a man thinks she's a bitch.
Steve Spaziani

I feel the fear of uncertainty stinging clear
And I can't help but ask myself how much
I'll let the fear take the wheel and steer
Incubus

Bill, you like England. Why don't you be the next James Bond?
But I'm not tall and dark.
Oh, the special effects will take care of that.
Mike Grzesik

I could be mean
I could be angry...
I could be fake
I could be stupid...
I could be cold
I could be ruthless
You know, I could be just like you
Three Days Grace

Who wouldn't want to be a girl? We're so much prettier than boys.
Daisy Adair from Dead Like Me

Religion divides people. Belief in something unites them.
Flight of the Phoenix

One day I shall come back... Just go forward in all your beliefs, and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine.
Doctor Who

Dorothy: "I'm talking about seduction not drunken penetration behind a bingo hall..."
Tony: "You lost me at 'penetration.'"
Men Behaving Badly

"You got a girlfriend?"
"Nah, I gave that up... because I always see the potential for failure."
Excess Baggage

It's a small car so it must take small parts that are cheaper.
cute blonde

People are just getting dumber, but more opinionated.
The Human Stain

Don't close your eyes, this is your life
Switchfoot

This is your life, are you who you want to be
This is your life, is it everything you dreamed that it would be
Switchfoot

I asked myself, "Where would people never notice a town full of robots?"
Connecticut.
The Stepford Wives

Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.
The Beatles

It's getting hard to be someone but it all works out
The Beatles

Now I've been happy lately, thinking about the good things to come
And I believe it could be, something good has begun
Cat Stevens

Beer has been around for as long as there has been ugly women
Bob Bailey

It's not the oil and the filth and the poisonous chemicals: the real cause of pollution is simply greed.
Doctor Who

You can't rule the world in hiding. You've got to come out onto the balcony and wave a tentacle once in a while.
Doctor Who

Homo sapiens. What an inventive, invincible species. It's only a few years since they crawled up out of the mud and learned to walk. They've survived flood, famine, plague... and holocausts. And now, here they are, out among the stars, waiting to begin a new life. Ready to outsit eternity. They're indomitable.
Doctor Who

I'll snap your neck like a glow stick.
Grind

If you don't follow through on your dreams, you might as well be a vegetable.
Burt Munro

The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views.
Doctor Who

Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.
Noah from Chinatown

Made up my mind to make a new start, Going To California with an aching in my heart.
Someone told me there's a girl out there with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.
Led Zeppelin

Tryin' to find a woman who's never, never, never been born.
Led Zeppelin

I lived my life in cities, struggling shoulder to shoulder with other struggling people... struggling to make something happen... I somehow ended up in the Malaysian jungle and experienced a solid week of events over which I had absolutely no control. And never would. Events that reminded me that I had my limits--rather severe limits, in the greater scheme of things--and I had no business trying to control as much as I did, even if I could.
Michael Crighton in Travels

Science is very good as far as it goes... It would be crazy to... deny its validity. But it would be equally crazy to think that reality is [fully defined by science.] Yet it seems as if that is what Western society has done... science has been so successful that [it] has taken over our society. [Its] knowledge seems so much more precise and powerful than the knowledge offered by other disciplines, such as history or psychology or art. But in the end one can be left with a nagging sense of emptiness about the creations of science. One may even suspect that there is more to reality...
Michael Crighton in Travels

A man isn't a collection of chemical reactions; he is a collection of ideas.
Robert Heinlein

Women are like elephants. Everyone likes to look at them but no-one likes to have to keep one.
WC Fields

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.
Leonardo Da Vinci

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
Jimmy Durante

The best things in history are accomplished by people who get 'tired of being shoved around.'
Robert Heinlein in Have Space Suit--Will Travel

Speak out, you got to speak out against the madness,
You got to speak your mind,
If you dare.
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Even if I say
It'll be alright
Still I hear you say
You want to end your life
Now and again we try
To just stay alive
Maybe we'll turn it all around
'Cause it's not too late
It's never too late
Three Days Grace

The world we knew
Won't come back
The time we've lost
Can't get back
The life we had
Won't be ours again
Three Days Grace

Well there's a million other girls who do it just like you
Looking as innocent as possible to get to who
They want it what they like, it's easy if you do it right
Paramore

You say you'll change the constitution
Well you know
We all want to change your head
You tell me it's the institution
Well you know
You better free your mind instead
The Beatles

So when I'm out of control and I'm out of my mind
Just remember one thing, I think I'm just fine
So catch me when I fall, I won't remember anything at all
Papa Roach

When it's time you fill the void my whole life has been destroyed
and everyone around me says my time is running out
I refuse to surrender, I refuse to surrender
Papa Roach

She's got a body like an hourglass it's ticking like a clock
It's a matter of time before we all run out...
Paramore

The faces all around me they don't smile they just crack
The Bravery

We do have time like pennies in a jar
What are we saving for...
We sit and grow our roots through the floor
But what are we waiting for?
The Bravery

So give me something to believe
Cause I am living just to breathe
And I need something more
To keep on breathing for
The Bravery

I am hiding from some beast
But the beast was always here...
Because the beast is just my fear
That I am just nothing
Now its just what I've become
The Bravery

Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.
Grace Kelly

You can't quit until you try
Sixx A.M.

You can't learn to tell the truth
Until you learn to lie
Sixx A.M.

There's nothing like a funeral to make you feel alive
Sixx A.M.

Will you swear on your life,
That no one will cry at my funeral?
Sixx A.M.

Got my own world to live through
And I ain't gonna copy you.
Jimi Hendrix

White-collar conservatives flashing down the street
Pointing their plastic finger at me.
They're hoping soon my kind will drop and die,
But I'm gonna wave my freak flag high
Jimi Hendrix

I'm the one that's gonna have to die
when it's time for me to die
So let me live my life the way I want to.
Jimi Hendrix

Fear is our greatest enemy, and hope is our best weapon...
Restoration

Leaders speak, movements cease
When their heads are flown
'Cause all these punks
Got bullets in their heads
Departments of police, the judges, the feds
Networks at work, keepin' people calm
Rage Against the Machine

You know they went after King
When he spoke out on Vietnam
He turned the power to the have-nots
And then came the shot
Rage Against the Machine

Ya know they murdered X
And tried to blame it on Islam
He turned the power to the have-nots
And then came the shot
Rage Against the Machine

Through counter-intelligence it should be possible to
pinpoint potential trouble-makers... and neutralize them.
Rage Against the Machine

My dad said I had the IQ of plankton, and I was pleased
pretty brunette in Doctor Who

"You can't [lock me up]... I have rights!"
"I know, Sweetie. I'm here to protect them."
Interstate 60

Are you somebody's father?
Nah, I'm a drunk.
old drunk in bar in Arthur

Why would anyone have to go to Belgium?
In Bruges

An Uzi! I'm not from South Central Los Angeles. I didn't come here to shoot 20 black ten-year-olds in a drive-by. I want a normal gun for a normal person.
In Bruges

There are too many -ists in the world: feminist, chauvinist, capitalist, communist, racist, sexist. These are groups that fight one another instead of trying to understand one another... the only 'ists there should be are humanists.
100 Girls

The government has been privatized, and it's about time.
Space Truckers

Young people speaking their minds
Getting so much resistance from behind
Buffalo Springfield

Paranoia strikes deep
Into your life it will creep
It starts when you're always afraid
You step out of line, the man come and take you away
Buffalo Springfield

I got a rifle, a horse, and $8: it'll hold.
Nevada Smith

Have we lost our hope to sorrow?
Alter Bridge

Feels like we're all alone
Running further from what's right
And there are no more heroes to follow
Alter Bridge

For every life that's taken
So much love is wasted
Alter Bridge

Seems to me that we've got each other wrong
Was the enemy just your brother all along?
Alter Bridge

I'm tired of being what you want me to be
Linkin Park

Don't know what you're expecting of me
Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes
Linkin Park

I may end up failing too
But I know
You were just like me, with someone disappointed in you
Linkin Park

A diesel cabrio (convertible) is like a supermodel smoking a pipe.
James May

You know for a public prosecutor, she has great tits
The Man in the Glass Booth

You're not stupid: you're just in Congress.
Charlie Wilson's War

The Washington Times wants to know if you've ever been in rehab.
What are you gonna tell them?
That you won't go to rehab because they don't serve whiskey there.
Charlie Wilson's War

too many pills in the pharmacies now
Smile Empty Soul

How often do you guys go on a bender like this?
Bender? This isn't a bender: this is nighttime!
Air America

Gene, you can't sell the plane. It's government property!
The U.S. Government doesn't exist in Laos and neither does this plane.
Air America

know it's hard to believe
but there are those who deceive
and they're playing you like a fool
Black Water Rising

just a number and slave
from the womb to the grave
yes the truth can be so cruel so...

go on brother go on
burn your name across the sky
make a move before you die
Black Water Rising

see the man with the current plan
well he don't understand the working man

he will claim he can feel your pain
and he will promise gain
but he's the only one gaining
Black Water Rising

I think it's time to dispose
of the leader we've chose
seems the enemy lies within

we need to make a new start
before they tear us apart
so set it off brother let it begin
Black Water Rising

Americans have been bought off and sold by toys and gizmos and no one learns to question things.
George Carlin

I'm going to tell you a story that'll make your balls shrink to the size of raisins.
Spike from Notting Hill

Maybe she's just a lazy whore. That happens, right? They can't all have hearts of gold and good work ethics.
Jaye in Wonderfalls

Progress means not just changing, but changing for the better
C.S. Lewis

There is nothing progressive about being pig headed and refusing to admit a mistake
C.S. Lewis

You cannot make men good by law: and without good men you cannot have a good society
C.S. Lewis

The government is a body of people, notably ungoverned
Shepherd Book in Firefly

Can't talk now--some peace protesters are trying to kill me
The Ghost in The Ghost Writer

Be kinder than necessary,
for everyone we meet is fighting some kind of battle
Plato

For the metal frame, try "c" stock instead of "u" stock--it should be cheaper.
moronic manager

...probably should have done some more research. I mean there must be a blackmailing web site or something.
High Heels and Low Lifes

Frank, we gotta get rid of this broad. I know a great place just up the road--lots of alligators.
Marvin in Red

Spam is a high-quality meat product.
James May in Oz and James's Big Wine Adventure

"In 1912 when this building was built..."
"In 1912? That's over a half century ago! No wonder this place looks like the Kaiser's whorehouse!"
Chinaski in Post Office

I'm not an accountant. I'm not even Jewish.
Due Date

I'm suddenly very intelligent... probably comes from making love to that French girl last night.
King Henry in Becket

...the FBI lad. He probably hasn't had this much fun since they burned all those kids at Waco.
The Guard

[Puerto Rico is] a reluctant part of America. It's an England with tropical fruit.
The Rum Diary

Just because I dress slutty, doesn't mean I am slutty.
Danielle in Waiting...

You can only be fired from a defense contractor for two reasons: falsifying your time card or surfing porn. You can even murder a co-worker and they'll find an excuse, and a charge number.
a colleague

You like whiskey?
No.
What! Are you some kind of communist?
Hick

"So, you can't park there..."
"You're hurt, right? Ain't that the definition of handicapped? Just act like a cripple--we'll be alright."
Meeting Evil

How many birds [women] does it take to change a light bulb?
Two: one to run around screaming and the other to shag the bloody electrician!
Gene Hunt in Ashes to Ashes

It's days like these that makes surviving that overdose worthwhile.
Beatrice in Kingdom

Foot: An device for finding objects in the dark.
Chinese fortune

There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes.
Doctor Who

[Lucifer], you know him?
Nah, I've never heard of him. Sounds like a professional from back east.
Hmmph, when this Lucifer, or whatever, shows up, you tell him to go to hell.
Trinity Is Still My Name

Never use money to measure wealth.
Prentice Ritter in Broken Trail

How are you feeling?
Better.
Good. Keep drinking, it always helps.
from The Innkeepers

I'm betting he's gonna swerve first.
(referring to a train while driving on the tracks)
from Groundhog Day

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?
Patrick Henry

Better to die on your feet than live on your knees
Aeschylus

Well, the boss isn't always right, but he's always the boss.
from Bridge of Spies

Don't worry I was raised in Yellowstone National Park, in Canada
"fighter" hunter from Versus

Seeing your face reminds me that I forgot to wipe my ass!
Rich Johnson's subtitles when a co-worker briefly stops
in an office before rushing out

Yeah sure, California's wonderful--if you're a grapefruit.
Barney from Repeat Performance



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