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“Little friend of all the world, nobody's enemy but my own.”
“- Meg Magrath: Why'd you do it, Babe? Why'd you put your head in the oven?
- Babe Magrath: I don't know... I'm having a bad day.”
“Let me tell you a story, John. There was a sculptor. He found this stone, a special stone. He dragged it home and he worked on it for months until he finally finished it. When he was ready he showed it to his friends. They said he had created a great masterpiece, but the sculptor said he hadn't created anything. The statue was always there, he...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Sometimes we want to hide from ourselves — we do not want to be us — it is too difficult to be us. It is at these times that we turn to drugs or alcohol or behavior to help us forget that we are ourselves. This of course is only a temporary solution to a problem which is going to keep returning, and sometimes these temporary solutions are worse...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When it comes to love we all turn out to be our own worst enemy.”
“Everyone creates the thing they fear. Men of peace create engines of war. Avengers create invaders. Parents create children, that will supplant them.”
“Some people fall in love. I had to crash into it.”
“- Arojaz: It won't be easy to get rid of your prophet now.
- Sanchez: On the contrary. It seems to me the man is preparing his own cross.”
“Some people say we have the frontier of the mind, and they go off and explore the wonderful world of alcohol and drugs, but that's no frontier. It's just another way for us to fool ourselves. And we've created this phony frontier with computers, which allows people to, you know, think they've escaped. A frontier with access fees?”
“Self-depreciation is a disease. Once it gets a hold on us - good-bye!”
“- Meryl Burbank: You let me out, Truman. You're not right in the head. You want to destroy yourself you do it on your own.
- Truman Burbank: I think I'd like a little company.”
“I find one should never look for admirers while at the same time one is falling to bits.”
“To save civilization, I would show its collapse. But, how do you think this vision was received? How do you think people responded to the prospect of imminent doom? They gobbled it up like a chocolate eclair! They didn't fear their demise, they re-packaged it. It could be enjoyed as video-games, as TV shows, books, movies, the entire world...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- John Watson: What have I got myself into?
- Sherlock Holmes: The adventure of a lifetime, Watson.”
“In one way or another, I've always suffered. I didn't know why, exactly. But I do know that I'm not so scared of suffering now. I feel more than I've ever felt, and I've found someone to feel with, to play with, to love, in a way that feels right for me.”
“- Doberman: I don't get you, Carl. You live in a good place, your dad's got a good job with the Caddies. You're getting to be more of a punk every day, you know that? Lemme ask you somethin'. You got a drive and need to louse things up for yourself?
- Carl: I've got a drive, and need to be left alone, okay?”
“What is it that makes the women in my life destroy themselves?”