„Love her? You're devoid of all feeling. You lack common decency. You know how to express yourself. You always have just the right words. There's just one thing you haven't the slightest clue about: life itself. You're a craven coward, but a genius at evasions and excuses.“
"Martin" (Max von Sydow) in Through a Glass Darkly (1961).
„Almost all the time, you tell yourself you're loving somebody when you're just using them.
This only looks like love.“
— Chuck Palahniuk, livro Invisible Monsters
Fonte: Invisible Monsters
„Excuse me I'm sorry to bother you,
But don't I know you?
There's just something about you.
Haven't we met before? We've been in love forever.“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, 50 Words for Snow (2011)
„If you are always frightened for yourself you can't act, and then life loses its purpose. You just have to tell yourself that, when you get right down to it, you don't matter all that much.“
— Terry Brooks, livro The Elf Queen of Shannara
The Elf Queen Of Shannara
Fonte: The Elf Queen of Shannara
— Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter 1948
The Osbournes television show.
„To me, feeling good about yourself as you get older is all about your attitude - if you think you're old, you'll feel old.“
— Lulu (singer) Scottish singer, actress, and television personality 1948
I'm through with having Botox, says pop diva Lulu, 2008-03-31, 2008-03-31, Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=550849&in_page_id=1879,
„You know how you're always trying to get things to come out perfect in art because it's real difficult in life“
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
Fonte: Annie Hall: Screenplay
„There's always a third choice in life. Even if you think you're stuck between two impossible choices, there's always a third way. You just have to look for it.“
— Marcus Sedgwick British writer and illustrator 1968
„I feel the only thing you can do about life is to preserve it, by art if you're an artist, by children if you're not.“
— Philip Larkin English poet, novelist, jazz critic and librarian 1922 - 1985
Fonte: Philip Larkin: Letters to Monica
„Tell her about it
Tell her everything you feel
Give her every reason to accept
That you're for real.
Tell her about it.
Tell her all your crazy dreams.
Let her know you need her
Let her know how much she means.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
Tell Her About It.
Song lyrics, An Innocent Man (1983)
„It reminds me of how grandmother always had the right costume for me to wear. You wear the right outfit and you feel like the person you're pretending to be.“
— John Boyne Irish novelist, author of children's and youth fiction 1971
Fonte: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
„Those questions you have? Whether he's the one, whether you feel about him the way you should, or whether the relationship is going okay? When you're not sure whether you're in love with someone or not, the answer is not.“
— Deb Caletti American writer 1963
Fonte: The Secret Life of Prince Charming
„They don't respect you. It's almost as they think they have the right to your life just because you're a celebrity. I don't accept that.“
— Anni-Frid Lyngstad Swedish female singer 1945
Speaking about the two Swedish magazines, translated to English from Swedish, Lyngstad's appearance on Gäst hos Hagge, SVT (1983)
„And I know you're frightened
By my laughter
But you're not afraid
To hold my pain
You see I'm never sure
Just what you're after, Babe
But it seems you only love me
When it rains.
How come you only love me when it rains?“
— Harry Chapin American musician 1942 - 1981
It Seems You Only Love Me When It Rains
Song lyrics, Living Room Suite (1978)
„Why do you always have to be right. Why do you always have to have the last word. For once in your life just let it go.“
— Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking
Fonte: The Year of Magical Thinking
„Everybody loves you when you're dead. Everyone is suddenly your dearest friend. Nobody talks no dirt about you. But life, it just goes on above your head, when you're dead.“
— Tod A American musician 1965
"Everybody Loves You (When You're Dead)", Ask Questions Later (March 30, 1993).
Lyrics, Cop Shoot Cop
„Just because you're an atheist, that doesn't mean you wouldn't love for things to have reasons for why they are.“
— Jonathan Safran Foer, livro Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Fonte: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close