Quotes in order of addition
. . live right now
just be yourself
it doesn't matter if that's good enough for someone elseJimmy 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 beliefIbn 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 hiveIncubus
Don't let the world bring you down
Not everybody here is that fucked up and cold.Incubus
. . . stranger than a gang of drunken mimesIncubus
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 consentEleanor Roosevelt
my kind of trooper, short on brains long on gutsSgt Bruto
To know what is right
and not do it is
the worst cowardiceConfucius
Should I fall out of love, my fire in the light
To chase a feather in the windLed Zeppelin
I got a woman, stay drunk all the timeLed Zeppelin
But once I hold on, I won't let go 'til it bleedsCorey
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 movieEric Burton and War
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhereMartin Luther King Jr
So let us stop talkin' falsely nowJimi Hendrix
You gave me life
Now show me how to liveAudioslave
And put the blame on me
So you don't feel a thingAudioslave
They took the bar!
The whole fucking bar!John Belushi
from Animal House
My advice to you- is to start drinking heavilyJohn Belushi
from Animal House
Life really is just a series of momentsBob Bailey
My satisfaction comes when doing the job to the best of my ability with the means at my disposalJames Harriot
from All Creatures Great & Small
You can't judge by external appearencesDoctor 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 manPaul Simon
The tiny purple fishes run laughing through your fingersCream
All that shimmers in this world is sure to fadeFuel
I'm goin' 'round the world, I got to find my girl . . .
Gotta find the queen of all my dreamsLed Zeppelin
You will find your servant is your masterPolice
Try to make ends meet
You're a slave to money then you dieThe Verve
People say I'm lazy dreaming my life away,
Well they give me all kinds of advice designed to enlighten meJohn Lennon
You can stop the world
But you won't change meCold
Assure me it's OK to use my heart and not my eyes
To navigate the darknessHoobastank
I've been thinking of combustication as a welcomed vacation
from the burdens of the planet earthIncubus
Like gravity, hypocrisy, and the perils of being in 3-D...Incubus
you got your smile on upside downThe Cars
Take this message to my brother
You will find him everywhere
Wherever people live together
Tied in poverty's despairDoobie Brothers
Life is not to fear, life is to enjoyThird Eye Blind
Do you live the days you go throughThird Eye Blind
it feels like trading brains with an imbecileIncubus
Yes, I feel emphatic about not being static
And not eating the bullshit that's being fed to meIncubus
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 meIncubus
I can tell you why
People die aloneAudioslave
I've been drinking life
While you've been nauseuous
And so I drink to health
While you kill yourselfAudioslave
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 throughRed 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 needTyler Durden
You're not the contents of your walletTyler 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 peopleGeorge Carlin
without it [emotion] . . . breath is just a clock tickingEquilibrium
I marvel at the stars
And feel my heart overflowIncubus
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 manIncubus
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plansJohn 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?
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 nothingGodsmack
The only thing that matters is following your heart and eventually you'll get it rightThe 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 eyesIncubus
No disappointment, until I wake up
don't want to wake upDishwalla
Everything is perfect from so far awayPostal Service
no concerns about the world getting warmer
people thought that they were just being rewardedPostal 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 nowGuess Who
You do not need a head, nor even a heart, to be all a female can requireStephen 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 bingeJeremy 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 doneBeatles
There's nothing you can make that can't be madeBeatles
No one you can save that can't be savedBeatles
Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in timeBeatles
There's nothing you can know that isn't knownBeatles
Nothing you can see that isn't shownBeatles
No where you can be that isn't where you're meant to beBeatles
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' moneyFuturama
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 steerIncubus
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 youThree 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 lifeSwitchfoot
This is your life, are you who you want to be
This is your life, is it everything you dreamed that it would beSwitchfoot
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 outThe Beatles
Now I've been happy lately, thinking about the good things to come
And I believe it could be, something good has begunCat Stevens
Beer has been around for as long as there has been ugly womenBob 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 lateThree 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 againThree 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 rightParamore
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 insteadThe 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 allPapa 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 surrenderPapa 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 crackThe 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 forThe 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 becomeThe Bravery
Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.Grace Kelly
You can't quit until you trySixx A.M.
You can't learn to tell the truth
Until you learn to lieSixx A.M.
There's nothing like a funeral to make you feel aliveSixx 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 highJimi 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 calmRage 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 shotRage 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 shotRage 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 pleasedpretty 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 behindBuffalo 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 awayBuffalo 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 followAlter Bridge
For every life that's taken
So much love is wastedAlter 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 beLinkin Park
Don't know what you're expecting of me
Put under the pressure of walking in your shoesLinkin Park
I may end up failing too
But I know
You were just like me, with someone disappointed in youLinkin Park
A diesel cabrio (convertible) is like a supermodel smoking a pipe.James May
You know for a public prosecutor, she has great titsThe 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 nowSmile 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 foolBlack 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 dieBlack 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 gainingBlack 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 beginBlack 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 betterC.S. Lewis
There is nothing progressive about being pig headed and refusing to admit a mistakeC.S. Lewis
You cannot make men good by law: and without good men you cannot have a good societyC.S. Lewis
The government is a body of people, notably ungovernedShepherd Book in Firefly
Can't talk now--some peace protesters are trying to kill meThe Ghost in The Ghost Writer
Be kinder than necessary,
for everyone we meet is fighting some kind of battlePlato
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
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?
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?
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 kneesAeschylus
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
[Lions are] not dangerous, unless they're hungry.
How did you know they weren't hungry?
Oh, if they eat you, they're hungry.King Solomon's MinesCurrent total number of quotes: 244