There are plenty of fish in the sea, if I run out of women.

— Joey Comeau

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Be the trouble you want to see in the world.

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It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty.

I am gonna drink it through this crazy straw.

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We are terrible for each other, and, yes, we are a disaster.

But tell me your heart doesn't race for a hurricane or a burning building. I'd rather die terrified than live forever.

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I don't fall in love very easily. It takes a long time, and then, when I have fallen in love, I'm still not sure. I'm suspicious of myself. What if tomorrow I don't feel the same? I have to wait, to be sure. And I wait and wait.

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Romance is all about making a story out of our love.

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When the end comes, I hope it’s as strange as that.

I hope that the sky tears open and the world is washed with colors that we’ve never seen before.

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I live to feel her fingers move inside of me like this.

The bus makes another stop. A fat man climbs aboard, hauling himself up the stairs. I would kill him for one more moment with her fingers inside me. I don’t have to. She gives me my moment for free. He lives because of her generosity. We all live because of her generosity.

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Home is where the heart is, until we get a chance to bury it.

Home is where the heart pulled the nails out of its feet, and fled.

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Alzheimer's disease is death before death, and I'm terrified of it.

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I've always known I'd be a bank robber.

So judge all you want, ladies and gentlemen. Because you never did become an astronaut.

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Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions.

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Satellite images, maps and blueprints of the whole world, of every city.

We could look it up and know what's there in someone else's words. Or we could get wicked drunk and just go.

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About Joey Comeau

Quotes 37 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday September 26, 1980

Judge if you want, we are all going to die. I intend to deserve it.

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Death is not the end. Death is an ocean on all sides of our lives. Deep and dark and cold, and anything but empty.

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Depression is like slashing at ghosts. Of course it's tempting to finally cut something real.

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When I played doctor I played to win.

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If at first you don't succeed...run.

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And when our sun explodes and we are all destroyed, we'll be rocks and chunks of I am not sure what, and maybe we'll rain down on somewhere else.

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I want to make something, and I want people to know I made it.

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The family that prays together, still probably dies in the fire.

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I don't know what you believe in. I believe we just stop. Because if we move on to an afterlife, any kind of afterlife, that means there will be other people there. I'm tired of the chit chat. Oh, that is a handsome boy. He takes after his grandfather. Did they change the breakfast again? It tastes different to me. For Eternity? No thanks.

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I feel the way bank robbers must feel before they go out on that last job that ends up getting them all killed. That is to say, optimistic.

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Happiness is not a house where you can live. (But it is a house you can build.)

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Listening to music that I hate calms me down.

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I have a form of ESP that allows me to consistently pick losing lottery numbers, and generally make poor life choices.

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If we couldn't carry our dead inside us, we would be empty.

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Memories are like everything else. They're a trap.

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You are never so low that you deserve to be lower.

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I am writing to apply for the position of bookkeeper.

Attached, you will find my list of qualifications. I have been keeping books for four years now, and I am never going to give them back.

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I never wanted anything to happen to my parents, but a hero needs an origin story.

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Well, it's possible to be mentally ill and rational.

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Art isn't just paint and music, art is breaking glass and the sounds we make without realizing.

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There's a romance to danger. There's a romance to drinking, to drugs, to petty crime and to heartbreak and loneliness. All of those things can be used to make the story of our lives better.

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I'd rather die terrified than live forever.

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Kissing girls is easy, like breaking windows.

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Being in love is totally punk rock.

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