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  • #1
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

  • #2
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “Breakfast is the only meal of the day that I tend to view with the same kind of traditionalized reverence that most people associate with Lunch and Dinner. I like to eat breakfast alone, and almost never before noon; anybody with a terminally jangled lifestyle needs at least one psychic anchor every twenty-four hours, and mine is breakfast. In Hong Kong, Dallas or at home — and regardless of whether or not I have been to bed — breakfast is a personal ritual that can only be properly observed alone, and in a spirit of genuine excess. The food factor should always be massive: four Bloody Marys, two grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crepes, a half-pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned beef hash with diced chiles, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon for random seasoning, and something like a slice of Key lime pie, two margaritas, and six lines of the best cocaine for dessert… Right, and there should also be two or three newspapers, all mail and messages, a telephone, a notebook for planning the next twenty-four hours and at least one source of good music… All of which should be dealt with outside, in the warmth of a hot sun, and preferably stone naked.”
    Hunter S. Thompson

  • #3
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Player Piano

  • #4
    “You’ve got to sing like you don’t need the money,
    Love like you’ll never get hurt.
    You’ve got to dance like nobody’s watchin’.”
    Richard Leigh, Come from the Heart Sheet Music

  • #5
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “The Edge... There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.”
    Hunter S. Thompson, Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

  • #6
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.”
    Hunter S. Thompson

  • #7
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

  • #8
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “Without access to true chaos, we'll never have true peace. Unless everything can get worse, it won't get any better.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

  • #9
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “For the first time in longer than I can remember, I feel peaceful. Not happy. Not sad. Not anxious. Not horny. Just all the higher parts of my brain closing up shop. The cerebral cortex. The cerebellum. That's where my problem is. I'm now simplifying myself. Somewhere balanced in the perfect middle between happiness and sadness. Because sponges never have a bad day.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

  • #10
    James Joyce
    “You made me confess the fears that I have. But I will tell you also what I do not fear. I do not fear to be alone or to be spurned for another or to leave whatever I have to leave. And I am not afraid to make a mistake, even a great mistake, a lifelong mistake and perhaps as long as eternity too.”
    James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • #11
    James Joyce
    “This race and this country and this life produced me, he said. I shall express myself as I am.”
    James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • #12
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Mr. Constant," he said, "right now you’re as easy for the Bureau of Internal Revenue to watch as a man on a street corner selling apples and pears. But just imagine how hard you would be to watch if you had a whole office building jammed to the rafters with industrial bureaucrats—men who lose things and use the wrong forms and create new forms and demand everything in quintuplicate, and who understand perhaps a third of what is said to them; who habitually give misleading answers in order to gain time in which to think, who make decisions only when forced to, and who then cover their tracks; who make perfectly honest mistakes in addition and subtraction, who call meetings whenever they feel lonely, who write memos whenever they feel unloved; men who never throw anything away unless they think it could get them fired. A single industrial bureaucrat, if he is sufficiently vital and nervous, should be able to create a ton of meaningless papers a year for the Bureau of Internal Revenue to examine.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

  • #13
    Charles Bukowski
    “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #14
    Charles Bukowski
    “Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. The earth swarmed with them.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #15
    Charles Bukowski
    “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #16
    Charles Bukowski
    “I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.”
    Charles Bukowski, Love is a Dog from Hell

  • #17
    Charles Bukowski
    “those who escape hell
    however
    never talk about
    it
    and nothing much
    bothers them
    after
    that.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #18
    Simon Van Booy
    “I wonder if things can happen too early or too late or if everything happens at exactly the right time. If so, how sad and beautiful.”
    Simon Van Booy, The Secret Lives of People in Love

  • #19
    Simon Van Booy
    “I think music is what language once aspired to be. Music allows us to face God on our own terms because it reaches beyond life.”
    Simon Van Booy

  • #20
    Simon Van Booy
    “Death is the most sophisticated form of beauty, and the most difficult to accept.”
    Simon Van Booy, Everything Beautiful Began After

  • #21
    John Keats
    “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”
    John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

  • #22
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #23
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

  • #24
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #25
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #26
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #27
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “I don't want to die without any scars.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club



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