quotes

2006-09-10 at 12:40 (quotes)

They’ll call you “luv”, but they won’t give you change. (Jane Crilley, on British bus drivers)

Character is doing what is right when no one is looking. (J.C. Watts)

Those who live by the sword are shot by those who don’t. (Unknown)

Two takes on pain:

  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. (Zen)
  • Pain is life. Anyone who says differently is trying to sell something. (The Princess Bride)

Real conversation:
Clive: Why not have a cold shower?
Kinnison: that’d involve having a shower
Kinnison: Given the amount of time you’ve spent in my bathroom, I kinda assumed you knew that we didn’t have a shower

Bono, back in his articulate, insightful days (that is, before he learnt Spanish):
“We scorch the earth, set fire to the sky. We stoop so low to reach so high.” – “Red Hill Mining Town”, U2

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