quotes

[From Rumor Has It]

  • I didn’t come here to tell you that I can’t live without you. I can live without you. I just don’t want to.
  • I only drive slow, sweetheart, because you’re in the car.
  • Life has to be a little nuts sometimes. Otherwise it’s just a bunch of Tuesdays strung together.

[boondock saints]

  • Now, we must all fear evil men. But there is another kind of evil which we must fear most, and that is the indifference of good men. 

 

[GK Chesterton]

  •  A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it. – Everlasting Man, 1925
  • Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies just because they become fashions. – ILN, 4/19/30
  • Adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.
  • Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance. – The Speaker, 12/15/00
  • To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it. – A Miscellany of Men
  • The simplification of anything is always sensational.
  • Customs are generally unselfish. Habits are nearly always selfish.
  • To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
  • Progress should mean that we are always changing the world to fit the vision, instead we are always changing the vision.
  • Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God. – Christendom in Dublin, 1933
  • America is the only country ever founded on a creed.
  • A good man’s work is effected by doing what he does, a woman’s by being what she is.
  • If there were no God, there would be no atheists.
  • The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.

[Shadow in the Wind Book]

  • One has to pay some price for being able to pee standing up.
  • I did not want to lose the story’s spell or bid farewell to its characters yet.  
  • We were two fugitives riding on the spine of a book, eager to escape into worlds of fiction and secondhand dreams.
  • Poetry lies, in its adorable wicked way
  • We had walked most of the way without speaking, not daring to turn our thoughts into words.
  • The female heart is a labyrinth of subtleties, too challenging for the uncouth mind of the male racketeer
  • Men respond to the dictates of the genital and digestive organs.
  • Making money isn’t hard in itself. What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to.
  • Destiny is usually just around the corner but what it does not do is make home visits. You must go for it.
  • Just an innocent boy who thought he had conquered the world in an hour but didn’t yet realize he could lose it again in an instant.
  • God gives us life, but the world’s landlord is the devil.
  • A book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us, that when we read, we do it with all our heart and mind
  • He stared at me as if I had inquired about the sex of angels.
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Responses

  1. To Memorize & Possibly Recite

    I. Boondock Saints Closing Speech + Prayer
    II. SM Lockridge That’s My King
    III. Ice Ice Baby
    IV. Gettysburg Address
    V. Parts of kill mockingbird
    VI. Part of sermon on mount

  2. good at formatting?


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