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  • #1
    Elvis Costello
    “I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused.”
    Elvis Costello

  • #2
    Henning Mankell
    “But then an old man was discovered impaled in a ditch, and once again his world had started crumbling away beneath his feet. He wondered how long he could keep this up.”
    Henning Mankell, The Fifth Woman
    tags: gloomy

  • #3
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like "I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive...." And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about a hundred miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas.”
    Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

  • #4
    Lewis Carroll
    “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
    Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

  • #5
    Anthony Burgess
    “But the not-self cannot have the bad, meaning they of the government and the judges and the schools cannot allow the bad because they cannot allow the self. And is not our modern history, my brothers, the story of the brave malenky selves fighting these big machines?"

    nah, that's too serious. How's about:

    “There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie and Dim, Dim being really dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar making up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening.”
    Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

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