We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness. We are monkeys with money and guns. ― Tom Waits
There’s no prayer like desire. — Tom Waits, from “Black Market Baby,” Mule Variations. (1999)
I thought when I changed castles I’d change ghosts, and a flower would drive them away. — Jean Cocteau [The Poet] Le testament d’Orphée/ Testament of Orpheus (1960) Written & directed by Jean Cocteau
‘T ain’t no sin to take off your skin, and dance around in your bones. — Tom Waits, from “T’aint No Sin (To Take Off Your Skin and Dance Around in Your Bones),” The Black Rider. Original Release Date: October 25, 1993. Island Records.
Sha la la, man… — Lou Reed
So many books, so little time. ―