Quotes (mainly musical)
I hoard quotes like a magpie. Lyrics are always stuck in my head, repeating endlessly until they become a mantra. Word porn is almost always screen-shotted and saved to the external HDD. An inexhaustive list follows.
~ Peter Gabriel
All you do is call me, I’ll be anything you need.
~ Bob Dylan
He not busy being born is busy dying.
Don’t get up gentlemen, I’m only passing through.
~ David Bowie
We know Major Tom’s a junkie.
~ Freddie Mercury
I’ve just got to get out of this prison cell. One day I’m going to be free.
~ John Baldwin Gourley
Without you, I don’t know what I believe in. Without you, hell should be easier.
I just want to be evil.
~ Glass Animals
Why don’t you dance like you’re sick in your mind?
~ Josh Homme
Pleasantly caving in; I come undone.
~ James Murphy
Everybody makes mistakes, but it seems it’s always mine that keep on stinging.
Let’s embrace the point of no return.
~ Jeff Mangum / Neutral Milk Hotel
Know all your enemies. We know who our enemies are.
The Written Word:
~ Hunter S. Thompson
Buy the ticket; ride the ride.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
You have always approached everything terrible trustfully. You have wanted to pet every monster.
~ Joseph Campbell
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
~ Carl Jung
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
~ Carl Jung
Messiah’s Handbook : Reminders for the Advanced Soul
The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.
~ Sir Thomas Beecham
The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.
~ Alan Watts
You are an aperture through which The Universe is looking at and exploring Itself subjectively.
~ Charles Bukowski
You learn how to survive, man, by surviving: and I haven’t even been paid yet!
~ LeVar Burton
… Literature for me is one way to continue to explore those places inside myself that I am missing. Those areas where I am deficient. …
~ George Carlin
“We think in language. The quality of our thoughts & ideas can only be as good as the quality of our language.”