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you don't deserve to be lonely, but those drugs you've got won't make you feel better. pretty soon you'll find it's the only little part of your life you're keeping together.

patty follows:
e. concert (history)
song list (karaoke)
wishlist ((it's not much, really))
notes (recipes)
don't forget
e.
  • you were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight -elizabeth gilbert, eat pray love
  • happiness is a direction, not a place -sydney j. harris
  • be happy for no reason, like a child. if you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you -deepak chopra
  • i've learned that people will forget what you say to them, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel -maya angelou
  • we’re making it up. the world, the universe, life, reality. especially reality -tom robbins
  • life begins at the end of your comfort zone -neale donald walsch
  • people don’t want to be greedy, they want to be happy, but they’re often too greedy to notice -julian casablancas
  • i can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone i can’t talk to, or worse, someone i can’t be silent with -mary ann shaffer
  • there’s three ways to do things, the right way, the wrong way and the way that i do it -casino, 1995
  • no matter what you do or say, there’s nothing you can do to make people understand you -kurt cobain
  • a kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous -ingrid bergmen
  • maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we’re quoting -john green
  • all life is an experiment. the more experiments you make the better -ralph waldo emerson
  • nothing that’s worthwhile is ever easy. remember that -message in a bottle, nicholas sparks
  • the eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend -henri bergson
  • girls do not dress for boys. they dress for themselves, and of course, each other. if girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times -betsey johnson
  • sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got -sophia loren
  • doing nothing gives me great pleasure and believe me, i succeed wonderfully in it -morrissey
  • all we ever have is the now. we can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it , and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one -george harrison
  • unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. the past increases, the future recedes. possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting -haruki murakami
  • separate the ones who know you from the ones who couldn’t bother to see you for all that you are -tilly and the wall
  • everyone says that love hurts, but that's not true. loneliness hurts. rejection hurts. everyone confuse these things with love, but in reality, love is the only thing in this world that covers up all the pain and makes us feel wonderful again. -unknown
  • when you don’t want to feel, death seem like a dream. but seeing death, really seeing it, makes dreaming about it fucking ridiculous -girl, interrupted, susanna kaysen
  • i act this way because that’s the way i feel like acting. if people like it, fine. if they don’t, that’s their problem -edie sedgwick
  • if ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must remember: you are braver than you think, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we're apart, i'll always be with you -winnie the pooh
  • it’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back -mick jagger
  • confession: my life has become some sort of inside joke — and i’m the only one who doesn’t get it -lynda curnyn
  • old enough to know better, but young enough to not care -santana dvx, the lonely island
  • i really believe, or want to believe. really i am nuts, otherwise i’ll never be sane... follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness -allen ginsberg
  • everything good in life is either immoral, illegal, or fattening -nicole richie
  • i don’t have pet peeves, i have major psychotic fucking hatreds -george carlin
  • you know what hurts the most about broken hearts. not being able to remember how you felt before -cassie, skins
  • if you can dream it, you can do it -walt disney
  • i think perfection is ugly. somewhere in the things humans make, i want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion -yohji yamamoto
  • your heart is my piñata -chuck palahniuk
  • if you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me -alice roosevelt longworth
  • have a great day and, for the record, i am truly sorry about my hair; it’s always been that way -conan o’brien
  • all i know is this: nobody’s very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down -ken desey, one flew over the cuckoos nest
  • it doesn’t hurt to be optimistic. you can always cry later -lucimar santos de lima
  • if you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. if you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough -oprah winfrey
  • we're all damaged in our own ways. nobody's perfect. i think we are all somewhat screwy, every single one of us -johnny depp
  • i am only responsible for my own heart. you offered yours up for the smashing, my darling. only a fool would give out such a vital organ -anaïs nin
  • all the truth in the world adds up to one big lie -bob dylan
  • the power of imagination makes us infinite -john muir
  • i love you, not for what you are, but for what i am when i am with you -roy croft
  • everything will be okay in the end. if it's not okay, it's not the end -unknown
  • missing someone gets easier every day because even though it’s one day further from the last time you saw each other, it’s one day closer to the next time you will -payton, one tree hill
  • how beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward -spanish proverb
  • you’ve got to stand up for yourself, or there’s no point being on the planet -peter doherty
  • when everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it -henry ford
  • did you know that when people appear in your dreams, it's because that person wants to see you -time magazine
  • you’re completely unaware of the effect you have on me -dan humphrey, gossip girl
  • look at me, in my eyes and tell me that you feel nothing inside -the veronicas
  • a friend is nothing but a known enemy -kurt cobain
  • sometimes it's easier to say that you don't care... than to explain all the reasons why you do -sex and the city
  • a life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing -bernard shaw
  • the trouble with fiction… is that it makes too much sense. reality never makes sense -aldous huxley
  • the world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before -neil gaiman
  • i’ve got nothing to do today but smile -simon and garfunkel
  • but who can distinguish between falling in love and imagining falling in love? even genuinely falling in love is an act of the imagination -john irving
  • life hurts more than death -jim morrison
  • you are beautiful, but you are empty. one could not die for you -le petit prince, antoine de saint-exupéry
  • the world that surrounded me disgusted me so i chosen to invent one of my own -peter doherty
  • ...you know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit -lemony snicket
  • the dream was to live, and to live was a dream -peter doherty
  • it doesn’t matter where you are coming from. all that matters is where you are going -brian tracy
  • i just can’t pretend to be happy all the time -peter doherty
  • i dream. sometimes i think that’s the only right thing to do -haruki murakami (sputnik sweetheart)
  • speaking of pedophiles and chocolates i have to tell you something -bree walker
  • i hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me -dr. hunter s. thompson
  • nothing that’s worthwhile is ever easy. remember that -nicholas sparks
  • sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple -dr. seuss
  • destiny is for losers. it's just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen -unknown
  • you speak an infinite deal of nothing -william shakespeare
  • i'll kill your fucken dog for fun, so don't push me -natalie's rap, the lonely island
  • raising children is like being pecked to death by a duck -unknown
  • the language of love letters is the same as suicide notes -courtney love
  • everything passes, everything changes. just do what you think you should do -bob dylan
  • if i tell you i love you, can i keep you forever? -casper
  • absence makes the heart grow fonder,
 but it sure makes the rest of you lonely -charlie brown
  • waiting hurts. forgetting hurts. but not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering -paulo coelho
  • humans are the only animal that blushes, laughs, has religion, wages war, and kisses with lips. so in a way, the more you kiss with lips, the more human you are -jonathan safran foer
  • music is the poetry of the air -richter
  • a kiss is just a pleasant reminder that two heads are better than one -unknown
  • kiss me and you will see stars; love me and i will give them to you -unknown
  • kisses are like tears, the only real ones are the ones you can’t hold back -unknown
  • we might die from medication but we sure killed all the pain -bright eyes
  • imagination is more important than knowledge -albert einstein
  • in the end, what we regret most are the chances we never took -frasier crane
  • i tried to be happy, it wasn’t easy -camera obscura
  • i’ll admit i am bored with me -camera obscura
  • i think when you are young, you are hoping that this person will be the right one, the one you are going to be in love with forever but sometimes you want that so much you create something that isn’t really there -johnny depp
  • loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness -vladimir nabokov
  • if it doesn’t start with you, it dies with you -julian casablancas
  • and it’s not “clever lonely” (like morrissey) or “interesting lonely” (like radiohead); it’s “lonely, lonely,” like the way it feels when you’re being hugged by someone and it somehow makes you sadder -chuck klosterman
  • all that matters in a relationship is that you like the same pizza toppings -daria morgendorffer
  • you get a little moody sometimes but i think that’s because you like to read. people that like to read are always a little fucked up -pat conroy, the prince of tides
  • there are worse things than being alone -charles bukowski
  • i’m pretty sure there’s a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking. and i plan on finding out what that is -zoolander
  • oh, you’re so clever. you’re so clever, but you’re not very nice -babyshambles
  • sad thing is, you can still love someone and be wrong for them -elvis presley
  • sometimes crowds make me feel guilty for not having fun like everyone else -sookie stackhouse
  • people will stare. make it worth their while -harry winston
  • no matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close -chuck palahniuk
  • you don’t need people who don’t need you -unknown
  • don’t talk to me about people who are ‘nice’ cause i have spent my whole life in ruins because of people who are ‘nice’ -morrissey
  • you’re either marvelous or you’re boring, regardless of your age -morrissey
  • you can’t live your life for other people. you’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love -the notebook
  • every time i tell myself there’s nothing left, i always say your name and think of you -ryan adams, karina
  • screws fall out all the time, the world’s an imperfect place -the breakfast club
  • i can’t buy her diamonds, my dick’s too small. i never know where i stand with her. it’s either a black eye or a love bite -peter doherty
  • i’m vain because i’m imperfect -peter doherty
  • the more you read and the more you teach yourself, the less you rely on something like drugs to take you to a better place -peter doherty
  • the poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman -wallace stevens
  • people should fall in love with their eyes closed -andy warhol
  • i don’t hate people, i just feel better when they aren’t around -charles bukowski
  • music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without -confucius
  • i want to be his favorite hello and his hardest goodbye -unknown
  • shyness is nice and shyness will stop you from doing all the things in life you’d like to -the smiths, ask
  • i find it hard to believe you don’t know the beauty you are, but if you don’t, let me be your eyes -the velvet underground
  • her knees are glued together extra virgin style -digger morris, taking chances
  • nothing tastes as good as skinny feels -kate moss
  • fashion is what you adopt when you don’t know who you are -quentin crisp
  • do you think i’d speak for you? i don’t even know your language! -john bender, the breakfast club
  • spend life with who makes you happy, not who you have to impress -unknown
  • i have the simplest tastes, i'm always satisfied with the best -oscar wilde
  • if you want respect for your past, it means that you have a problem with your present and even more with your future -karl lagerfeld
  • the moment one learns english, complications set in -felipe alfau, chromos
  • the world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think -horace walpole
  • be yourself. everyone else is already taken -oscar wilde
  • i generally am a lazy bastard who wants to get the job done as fast as possible just to be able to be lazy again -gert wiescher
  • we all die. the goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will -chuck palahniuk
  • never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting -peter pan
  • sometimes i wish i had never met you. because then i could go to sleep at night not knowing there was someone like you out there. -professor lambeau, good will hunting
  • yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream -kahlil gibran
  • in these days people know the price of everything and the value of nothing. -oscar wilde
  • pets are great. they’re like having retarded kids, only it’s ok to laugh at them. -chris marrs piliero
  • women hold the power because we have the vaginas. if you're in a heterosexual relationship and you're a female, you win. -megan fox
  • it's getting close to showtime! time to put on the suspenders! -larry king
  • there's enough assholes in the world, dr. squires, don't be another one. -luke shapiro, the wackness
  • let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. it’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. -my sister’s keeper
  • people put you down enough you start to believe it. the bad stuff is easier to believe, you ever notice that? -pretty woman
  • if you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything -mark twain
  • kiss the boys and make them die -james yardley
  • a heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others. -the wizard of oz
  • i think i used to have a purpose. but then again, that might have been a dream. -nin, every day is exactly the same
  • songs are as sad as the listener. -extremely loud and incredibly close, jonathan safran foer
  • wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. -kurt cobain
  • the best revenge is massive success -frank sinatra
  • imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. -marilyn monroe
  • i myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. -augusten burroughs
  • you’re not a kid anymore. you have the right to choose your own life. you can start again. if you want a cat, all you have to do is choose a life in which you can have a cat. it’s simple. it’s your right. -haruki murakami, the wind-up bird chronicle
  • we are the makers of music and the dreamers of dreams -willy wanka
  • i love you also means i love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, i love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, i love you in a way that i love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else. -jonathan safran foer, everything is illuminated
  • you know, the condom is the glass slipper of our generation. you slip it on when you meet a stranger. you dance all night, then you throw it away. the condom, i mean. not the stranger. -chuck palahniuk
  • in a world where billions believe their deity conceived a mortal child with a virgin human, it’s stunning how little imagination most people display. -chuck palahniuk
  • come for a week, you can sleep in my bed and pass through my life like a dream through my head. it will be easy. i'll make it easy. -bright eyes
  • there are four questions of value in life… what is sacred? of what is the spirit made? what is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? the answer to each is the same. only love. -johnny depp
  • yeah, i’m fine. i’m just having an allergic reaction to the universe. -seth cohen, the oc
  • nobody dies a virgin, life fucks us all -kurt cobain
  • though we adore men individually, we agree that as a group they’re rather stupid. -mary poppins
  • i did everything right for someone that does everything wrong -elliott smith
  • style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn -gore vidal
  • so, this is my life. and i want you to know that i am both happy and sad and i’m still trying to figure out how that could be. -perks of being a wallflower
  • what you do speaks so loud that i cannot hear what you say. -ralph waldo emerson
  • the problem with fairy tales is that they set a girl up for disappointment. in real life the prince goes off with the wrong princess. -gossip girl
  • the idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting. -andy warhol
  • too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like. -will rogers
  • nothing is impossible, the word itself says "i'm possible"! -audrey hepburn
  • never string a girl along. sooner or later, her hands get raw from holding on and she’s forced to let go. -unknown
  • you were born an original. don't die a copy. -john mason
  • don't cry because it's over. smile because it happened. -dr. seuss
  • you’re missing out. you know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. it’s not overrated. there’s a reason for all those songs. -sarah dessen
  • the truth is, everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for -bob marley
  • be yourself and i promise people will enjoy it; and if they don't, forget them -mitchell davis
  • fun and dirty, but rather clean... like disney world's swimming pools -scott bennett
  • once you've unfolded those arms, you can write a poem about it -jezebel.com
  • guys go after girls they can't get, like dogs chase cars they can't drive -jezebel.com
  • got no reason to live, but i will fight to survive -the strokes
  • i wish i was like you, easily amused -nirvana
  • don't know what i want, but i know how to get it -sex pistols
  • i ate a $6,000 pizza the other night- it was half pepperoni, half stegosaurus -mikey k
  • the guy who invented the word "assume" originally wanted to spell it "assyoume" but decided to go for the more subtle joke -myke okuhara
  • i'm not into working out. my philosophy: no pain. no pain. -david n
  • i wanna back down over mulholland. i wanna write her name in the sky. i wanna free fall out into nothing. i’m gonna leave this world for a while -tom petty
feb 6 2009 ∞
dec 17 2011 +
user picture encre: I love your list title. I collect quotations obsessively. And I managed to use up the character limit of the 'Favourite Quotations' box on my facebook profile. Just a while after I discovered listography. Perfect, perfect timing. :) oct 17 2009
user picture Jazzi: Oh my God. I love almost every single one of these quotes. <3 nov 28 2009
user picture .:Jessyka:.: Where did you find that Time Magazine quote? jan 1 2010