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.

Sung Manifestations:

~ 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.

~ Lorde

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.

Said sayings:

~ 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.”