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Name:
jonbrion
Birthdate:
1 July
"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody."
-Holden Caulfield

"I lived, and for a time...I mattered."
-Harlan Ellison

"Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay
To mould Me man? Did I solicit thee
From darkness to promote me?"
-John Milton

"Everyone has dreams, honey. The trouble is: most people
aren't worthy of the dreams they dream..."
-Edward Winslow Calvin

"Images are strong, impulses are strong, and logic will break
your heart forever, be brave."
-Tim Fletcher

"Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter
can be said to remedy anything."
-Kurt Vonnegut JR.

"To live is to war with trolls."
-Henrik Ibsen

"But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
-W.B. Yeats

"HAD we but world enough, and time"
-Andrew Marvell

"Oh do it, do it, you motherfuckers, do it do it you fuckers
finally, finally, finally."
-Dave Eggers

"...to praise despair is to condemn delight, to embrace violence is
to lose hold of everything else."
-Ursela K. LeGuin

"To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love, but then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer, to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love, to be happy then is to suffer but suffering makes one unhappy, therefore to be unhappy one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness. I hope you're getting this down..."
-Woody Allen

"Maybe that's all a family really is; a group of people who
miss the same imaginary place."
-Andrew Largeman

"The mass of men live lives of quite desperation"
-Henry David Thoreau

"You wanna talk jive?! I'll talk some jive like you never heard!"
-Royal Tenenbaum

"No man is an island."
-John Donne

"I believe that I have seen a light the other side of river. Mainly, I believe that not all is lost. so many tears, so many tears, and I am an empty glass... I hear a voice that calls to me, almost a sigh: It rows, it rows, it rows! It rows, it rows, it rows!"
-Jorge Drexler

"The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come."
-Peter Ustinov

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