It was just a typical London flat, but it was in a great neighborhood. It was across from the Playboy Club, diagonally. From one balcony you could read the time from Big Ben, and from the other balcony you could watch the bunnies go up and down.

— Harry Nilsson

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I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation.

For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living.

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I just saw a girl who said she saw John Lennon walking down the street in New York wearing a button that said, "I love Paul.” She asked him: “Why are you wearing an 'I love Paul' button?”, and he said: “Because I love Paul.

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It happens so quickly it seems like it's coming from somewhere else.

It's not It just means that you're in sync with yourself. And whatever your goal is, in terms of hearing a melody or a lyric, the closer you get to it, the faster it comes out and the easier it is to "spit it out", as it were.

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Go where the weather suits your clothes.

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It happens so quickly it seems like it's coming from somewhere else.

It's not. It just means that you're in sync with yourself.

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I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to point. I thought, 'Oh! Everything has a point, and if it doesn't, then there's a point to it.'

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Everybody's talkin' about me, I don't hear a word they're saying, only echoes on my mind.

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A point in every direction is the same as having no point at all.

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Dreams are nothing more than wishes and a wish is just a dream you wish to come true.

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I get nervous when they start shooting piano players.

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That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years. Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!

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