The thing with bookshelves, no matter how many you have, you always fill them.
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
How cruel that mankind was forced to conform to the global electronic experience. But all other options had vanished. There no longer existed a country to escape to (country—also, what a quaint notion) where people read books and had lives that became stories.
Quick. Name ten dead redheads.
The thing about the end of the world is that not just the West collapses, the whole world does.
I've never gone on Facebook or MySpace.
I will say that my days are spent solitary and somewhat lost in thought, and every single time I inadvertently wear my shirt inside out in public, I bump into my sister-in-law at the grocery store.
And when you meet someone and fall in love, and they fall in love with you, you ask them "Will you take my heart-- stains and all?" and they say "I will," and they ask you the same question and you say, "I will," too.
People will always choose more money over more sex.
The universe hands you opportunities for a while, and if you don't take them, the universe says to itself, 'Oh I see, this person doesn't like opportunities' and stops giving them to you.
This was not a good idea coming home for Christmas. I'm too old. Years ago, coming back from schools or trips, I always expected some sort of new perspective or fresh insight about the family on returning. That doesn't happen anymore-the days of revelation about my parents, at least, are over... its time to move on. I think we'd all appreciate that.
Cellphones have, if nothing else, turned TV crime writers into lazy sloths.
Cloning is great. If God made the original, then making copies should be fine.
Any passion to collect has some meaning behind it.
For there was once a time when we expected the worst. But then the worst happened, did it not? And so we will never be surprised ever again.
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
Question: If there were two of you which one would win?
If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it.
Writing is largely about time, while visual art is largely about space.
The Fry's chain completely taps into MSE: Male Shopping Energy. This is to say that most guys have about 73 calories of shopping energy, and once these calories are gone, they're gone for the day—if not the week—and can't be regenerated simply by having an Orange Julius at the Food Fair.
Canadian winters are long. Life is hard and so is ice.