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Quotes About Trash

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Jarod Kintz
“You could empty the trash and my love for you still wouldn’t fit inside. But just because it won’t fit, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t empty the trash. 
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Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Vera Nazarian
“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Jarod Kintz
“The Nike swoosh logo would make an interesting mustache—on a man who runs his mouth all the time. 
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Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Chuck Palahniuk
“Crying is right at hand in the smothering dark, closed inside someone else, when you see how everything you can ever accomplish will end up as trash.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Neil Gaiman
“Rubbish!" screamed a fat, elderly woman, in Richard's ear, as he passed her malodorous stall. "Junk!" She continued. "Garbage! Trash! Offal! Debris! Come and get it! Nothing whole or undamaged! Crap, tripe, and useless piles of shit. You know you want it.”
Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere

Jarod Kintz
“My trash can got stolen five times. Finally the owner just let me have it.
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Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Ray Bradbury
“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.”
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

John Steinbeck
“American cities are like badger holes, ringed with trash--all of them--surrounded by piles of wrecked and rusting automobiles, and almost smothered in rubbish. Everything we use comes in boxes, cartons, bins, the so-called packaging we love so much. The mountain of things we throw away are much greater than the things we use.”
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Neal Shusterman
“It's called loitering, which is like littering with human beings as the trash.”
Neal Shusterman, The Schwa Was Here

Jarod Kintz
“Sure, I’ll take your pamphlet. I need to fill up my trashcan anyway.
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Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Jarod Kintz
“A cop is closer to a garbage man than he is to a lawyer. The cop isn’t in the middle of the two—he’s on top, with the lawyer being well below the garbage man. 
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Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Vladimir Nabokov
“She is a great gobbler of books, but reads only trash, memorizing nothing and leaving out the longer descriptions.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Despair

Edward Conlon
“On Sunday mornings, as the dawn burned into day, swarms of gulls descended on the uncollected trash, hovering and dropping in the cold clear light.”
Edward Conlon, Blue Blood

Jarod Kintz
“I read trash. Empty cereal boxes, empty shampoo bottles, the bottoms of empty Kleenex boxes, and occasionally even a mystical self-help book. 
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Jarod Kintz

Jarod Kintz
“I hate noise pollution. Get that filthy soda can out of my ear!
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Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Jarod Kintz
“At their core, things are essentially good. Except apples. At their core, they are trash.”
Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

Eric Samuel Timm
“To gain the treasure, you must leave the trash.”
Eric Samuel Timm

Bauvard
“We're all headed for the junkyard. But not me. When that time comes, I'm crashing into the car dealership.”
Bauvard, Morsels

Anthony Liccione
“Gain fame, and the paparazzi or media waits and watches for them to slip, just to shame their name.”
Anthony Liccione

Jarod Kintz
“I buy the most expensive trash bags, and the lowest quality products to consume and throw away.
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Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Jarod Kintz
“Yeah, I toss trash out of my car onto the road. But I do it for the good of the economy, because by littering I’m literally creating jobs for garbage collection agencies.
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Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Dan Fagin
“A simple pecking order has always characterized mankind's relationship to waste: The wealthy throw out what they do not want, the poor scavenge what they can, and whatever remains is left to rot.”
Dan Fagin, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

“This is the dialectic - there is a very short distance between high art and trash, and trash that contains an element of craziness is by this very quality nearer to art.”
Douglas Sirk

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