The blankets had fallen off and I stared down at her white back, the shoulder blades sticking out as if they wanted to grow into wings, poke through that skin. Little blades. She was helpless. — Charles Bukowski, Post Office. (Black Sparrow Press 1971)
I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realize it’s a comedy. – Juquin Phoenix [Arthur Fleck] Joker (2019)
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)
If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery—isolation.… Continue reading Charles Bukowski
WE have familiar experience of the order, the constancy, the perpetual renovation of the material world which surrounds us. Frail and transitory as is every part of it, restless and migratory as are its elements, never-ceasing as are its changes, still it abides. It is bound together by a law of permanence, it is set… Continue reading William Peter Blatty
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. ― Dan Brown, Inferno. (Doubleday; First Edition edition, May 14, 2013) Originally
You can make it all go away. Put your head back. Close your eyes. Wade into the quiet of the stream. — Mads Mikkelsen [Hannibal Lecter] Hannibal (2014) Season 2 Episode 26 “Mizumono” Written by Bryan Fuller & Steve Lightfoot. Directed by John Dahl. Based on the novels written by Thomas Harris.