1. 10

    I'm a former hippie, so clothes are important to me - your clothes defined you in that period. I guess clothes still defines people. But, I change a lot. I'm in my Brooks Brothers period now.

    3
  2. 9

    I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.

    3
  3. 8

    Those who say 'you only live once' have never read a book.

    4
  4. 7

    Maitre D' : I appreciate your understanding. Ferris: Don't think twice. It's understanding that makes it possible for people like us to tolerate a person like yourself.

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  5. 6

    Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark, dingy - what a great time for a movie!

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  6. 5

    People forget that when you’re 16, you’re probably more serious than you’ll ever be again. You think seriously about the big questions.

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    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. I'm going to defend it.

    10
  8. 3

    We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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    I always preferred to hang out with the outcasts, 'cause they were cooler; they had better taste in music, for one thing, I guess because they had more time to develop one with the lack of social interaction they had!

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  10. 1

    Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

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  11. Last Update: 23 January 2022

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