You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake.
.. This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression.
Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
It's funny how you never think about the women you've had.
It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget.
Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.
Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.
When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
If you flee from the things your fear, there's no resolution.
No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.
That saying, about how you always kill the thing you love, well, it works both ways.
It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness.
We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.
Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up?
I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing.
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
What people forget is a journey to nowhere starts with a single step, too.
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage.
Find out what you're afraid of and go live there.
A minute of perfection was worth the effort.
A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
More and more, it feels like I'm doing a really bad impersonation of myself.
You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
I don't want to die without any scars.
Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.
For years now, I've wanted to fall asleep.
The sort of slipping off, the giving up, the falling part of sleep. Now sleeping is the last thing I want to do.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
Every woman is just a different kind of problem.
Masochism is a valuable job skill.
When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?
I am Jack's complete lack of surprise. I am Jack's Broken Heart.
At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold.
Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
You have to give up! you have to give up! You have to realize that someday you will die, Until you know that, you are useless!
The girl is infectious human waste, and she's confused and afraid to commit to the wrong thing and so she won't commit to anything.
By the time you read this, you'll be older than you remember.
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed.
Sometimes it's the things you don't do, and you get screwed.
If you're going to read this, don't bother.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
If you don't know what you want, you end up with a lot you don't.
Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished.
The answer is there is no answer.
Some stories, you use up. Others use you up.
Where would Jesus be if no one had written the gospels?
The unreal is more powerful than the real.
Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That's the only lasting thing you can create.
All you can do is hope for a pattern to emerge, and sometimes it never does.
Still, with a plan, you only get the best you can imagine. I'd always hoped for something better than that.