I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realize it’s a comedy. – Juquin Phoenix [Arthur Fleck] Joker (2019)
Don’t wait for inspiration. Remember. Do not wait for inspiration. You don’t need to be inspired, to write a poem. You need to reach down and touch the thing that’s boiling inside of you and make it somehow useful. –Audre Lorde, A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde (1995) Directed by… Continue reading Audre Lorde
My God. I haven’t been fucked like that since grade school. — Helena Bonham Carter, [Marla Singer] Fight Club (1999) Screenplay by Jim Uhls. Directed by David Fincher. Based on the novel written by Chuck Palahniuk. (W. W. Norton October 17, 2005)
I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all. No… not the artful postures of love, not playful and poetical games of love for the amusement of an evening, but love that… overthrows life. Unbiddable, ungovernable – like a riot in the heart, and nothing to be done, come ruin… Continue reading Marc Norman
You know, the older I get, the more things I gotta leave behind. — Sylvester Stallone [Rocky Balboa] Rocky Balboa (2006) Written & directed by Sylvester Stallone.
I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way. — Kathleen Turner [Jessica Rabbit] Who Framed Roger Rabbit. (1988) Based on the book Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary K. Wolf. (Ballantine Books, July 1988) Originally published 1981.
That’s life, if nothing else, it’s life, it’s real. And sometimes it fucking hurts, but it’s sort of all we have. — Natalie Portman [Sam] Garden State (2004) Written & directed by Zach Braff.