How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many...– Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic old school
Now won’t you run and tell your boyfriend Tell him don’t hold his breath for me I’ve got some money I was saving Got some hearts that i’ll be breaking Know someday they’ll make a martyr out of me I know someday they’ll make a martyr out of me
Posh Nosh →
bread AND butter pudding
Right now I’ve been down in this room in this city for so long I don’t see it...– Patti Smith, Via “Please Kill Me”
GHG: I AM a careless man's careful daughter.
MJS: Well I'm the careless daughter of a careful man.
MPS: I'm just good looking.
Don’t you see: reason is a fine thing, gentlemen, there’s no doubt...– the underground man from “Notes from Underground” by Dostoyevsky
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.– Heinrich Heine
Battle of the Churches?
icketmaster: at least the Catholics have a sense of humor
from "Gedali" in Babel's "Red Cavalry"
‘The Sabbath is coming in,’ Gedali pronounced with solemnity. ‘The Jews must go to the synagogue…Panie comrade,’ he said, getting up, and the top hat, like a small black tower, swayed upon his head. ‘Bring a few good men to Zhitomir. Ai, in our town there is a shortage, ai, a shortage! Bring good men, and we will give them all our gramophones. We are not...
Everybody can find some subject of conversation - the ladies, for instance, or...– Porfiry Petrovich in “Crime and Punishment” by Dostoyevsky
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the...– Johnny Cash
Date a girl who doesn’t read because the girl who reads knows the importance of...– Charles Warnke (via gangofdolls)
I was dissolute, but I loved goodness. Every moment I was anxious to reform, but...– Mitya (from The Brothers Karamazov)