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Each place has its own advantages - heaven for the climate, and hell for the society.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Mellow greetings, sir.
What seems to be your boggle?
"It's better to be a pirate
than to join the Navy."
Welcome to the desert of the real.
You see Bob, it's not that I'm lazy, it's that I just don't care.
What if we're still doin' this when we're 50?
I have people skills; I am good at dealing with people. Can't you understand that? What the hell is wrong with you people?
I don't see why I should have to turn down the radio because I enjoy listening at a reasonable volume from nine to eleven.
You know what, I do want to express myself, okay. And I don't need 37 pieces of flair to do it.
Corporate accounts payable, Nina speaking. Just a moment.
Okay. Sounds like a case of the Mondays.
The ratio of people to cake is too big.
I could put... I could put... strychnine in the guacamole.
If they take my stapler then I'll set the building on fire....
That's just a straight shooter with upper management written all over him.
You should come over and watch kung fu tonight.
Uh, did you get that memo?
I am not going to sit on my ass as the events that affect me unfold to determine the course of my life. I'm going to take a stand.
No, not again. I... why does it say paper jam when there is no paper jam?
Not that I condone fascism, or any -ism for that matter. -Ism's in my opinion are not good.
I am very cute, very alone and very protective of my body. I don't want it violated or killed, all right?
You wear too much eye makeup. My sister wears too much. People think she's a whore.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.
I did not achieve this position in life by having some snot-nosed punk leave my cheese out in the wind.
Sooner or later, everyone goes to the zoo.
We need to talk about your TPS reports.
To a cop the explanation's always simple.
I'm telling you this guy is protected from up on high by the Prince of Darkness.
Only the meek get pinched. The bold survive.
You're not dying, you just can't think of anything good to do.
A man with priorities so far out of whack doesn't deserve such a fine automobile.
You guys got nothing to worry about, I'm a professional.
It's a little childish and stupid, but then, so is high school.
You realize if we played by the rules right now we'd be in gym?
Maybe they couldn't figure out what to make chicken taste like, which is why chicken tastes like everything.
How about I give you the finger, and you give me my phone call?
It's the question that brought you here. You know the question, just as I did.
A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. [src]
All of my filth is arranged in alphabetical order. This, for instance, is under H for toy.
Sooner or later you're going to realize that there's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
What's really going to bake your noodle later on is: Would you still have broken it if I hadn't said anything?
Neo: I just thought... you were a guy.
Trinity: Most guys do.
You can't scare me with this Gestapo crap. I know my rights.
Buckle your seatbelt, Dorothy, 'cause Kansas is going bye-bye.
You're cuter than I thought. I can see why she likes you.
I imagine that right now, you're feeling a bit like Alice. Hmm? Tumbling down the rabbit hole?
Yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility.
"We, as criminal defense lawyers, are forced to deal with some of the lowest people on earth, people who have no sense of right and wrong, people will lie in court to get what they want, people who do not care who gets hurt in the process. It is our job -- our sworn duty -- as criminal defense lawyers, to protect our clients from those people." [src
"They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say, 'Shit! It's rainin'!'"
"Some things have to be believed to be seen."
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.
Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.
You inherit 5 million dollars the same day aliens land on the earth and say they're going to blow it up in 2 days. What do you do?
You were nothing before you met me. You were playing Barbies with Betty Finn. You were a Bluebird. You were a Brownie. You were a Girl Scout Cookie.
Artists use lies to tell the truth while politicians use them to cover it up.
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
Creedy: Die! Die! Why won't you die?... Why won't you die?
V: Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy, and ideas are bulletproof.
There's no certainty -- only opportunity.
"Which side are we on? We're on the side of the demons, Chief. We're evil men in the gardens of paradise sent by the forces of death to spread devastation and destruction wherever we go. I'm surprised you didn't know that."
You have great insights about matters of little consequence. [src]
Someday this will all seem funny. Oh, not to you. Did you think we meant to you? [src
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
Who in their right mind in a choice between pancakes and living chooses pancakes?
"The world is full of sluts on skates."
You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.
I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that.
One question: do you need... someone, or do you need me?... Forget it, I don't really care.
Hey my brother, can I borrow a copy of your "Hey Soul Classics"?
"Abnormal pleasures kill the taste for normal ones."
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
Sometimes you have to take the leap, and build your wings on the way down.
"Inside every older person is a younger person wondering, 'What the heck happened?'"
"What if this is permanent?" [src]
If you don't have someone calling you on your shit, you're lost. [src
"I thought I wanted a nice, normal life. I mean, maybe I am crazy. I mean, maybe. But if this is all there is, then I don't want to be sane. You know?"
If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people.
It is far pleasanter to sit comfortably in the shade rubbing red pepper into a poor devil's eyes than to go about in the sun hunting up evidence. [src
"Well, I do know that if you think that life's a vending machine where you put in virtue and get out happiness, you're going to be disappointed."
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
No. What do you mean, 'Will you, um, marry me?' I haven't seen you in weeks! You don't look happy or excited about the prospect of our marriage! You're asking me to give up my - my freedom, my joie de vivre for an institution that fails as often as it succeeds? And why should I marry you anyway? I mean, why do you wanna marry me? Besides some bourgeois desire to fulfill an ideal that society embeds in us from an early age to promote a consumer capitalist agenda?
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."
The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
This one a long time have I watched. All his life has he looked away... to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was.