Wednesday, November 17, 2010

I've Joined The Club, I'd Like A Jacket.

I Thought This Idea Was Cool, So I Figured,
What The Hay!

Day One: Your favorite quotes.
Day Two: A letter to your best friend.
Day Three: Describe your first kiss, where you were, who saw and how you felt when it happened.
Day Four: Tell the story of your favorite memory.
Day Five: Three things that you’ve done in your life that you regret doing / not doing.
Day Six: Three things that you wish you could do right now.
Day Seven: Your favorite TV show, movie, song and book.
Day Eight: Write a letter to someone that you’ve drifted away from and now miss.
Day Nine: Five items you’d grab in a fire.
Day Ten: The hardest thing you’ve ever had to do.

My Favorite Quotes;
(i'm not a huge quote collecter, except for ones from books and movies.)


"Earn this."
- Captain John H. Miller from Saving Private Ryan.

"From the moment I met you, it's been an adventure."
- Graham from The Holiday.

"We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."
- John Keating from Dead Poet's Society.

"I like everyone generallly, but I've made a few exceptions in my life.
- Boyd K. Packer.

"We spend our lives geting to know ourselves, yet wonders never cease."
- Edward Hoagland

"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet."
- Rumi

"Something indefinable, that somehow made me pretty, like how brilliant neon lights cheer the dirty streets of the city."
- Burned

"It is really hard to be lonely in a world of words. Even if you don't have friends somewhere, you still have language, and it will find you and wrap its little syllables around you and suddenly there will be a story to live in."
- I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK?

"Swaying my arms, hair blowing in the wind, on top of the world, That's my adventure. Hey oh here I am."
- Cyler.

"Happiness is only real when shared."
- Christopher "Supertramp" McCandless.

"... As though my father had sent his hope on a whisper, and she had heard it."
- Big Fish.

"As I stare, I realize I'm unprepared to process this kind of sight. All I can think is that I wish my eyes were bigger, I wish my mind were bigger, I wish there was a way to keep this in my memory - because as I watch, I already know that there will be a moment, an hour, a day, when I will be away from here, and this will be just one more memory, one more sight, one more additon to the slush pile accumulating in my brain next to people magazine covers and random quotes and routine dinners, I want to carve this into my head so I will not lose it, so it will be there for me always."
- Cranberry Queen.

"At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities."
- Jean Houston

"I could not remember when the lines above Atticus's moving finger separated into words, but I had stared at them all the evenings in my memory, listening to the news of the day - anything Atticus happened to be reading when I crawled into his lap every night. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."
- To Kill A Mockingbird

"I had never thought about it, but summer was Dill by the fishpool smoking string, Dill's eyes alive with complicated plans to make Boo Radley emerge; summer was the swiftness with which Dill would reach up and kiss me when Jem was not looking, the longings we sometimes felt each other feel. With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable."
- To Kill A Mockingbird.

"Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives. But neighbors give in return. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing, and it made me sad."
- To Kill A Mockingbird.

"So I grabbed his arm, keeping him in place, then kissed him -- on the cheek. The kiss was wet from the rain, but warm from my feelings. 'I'll see you later. I always want to see you,' I said, and then I just had to add, 'I miss you already'. "
- Sundays At Tiffany's.

"And finally, his eyes - they were all the same. Those beautiful green eyes, the kindest eyes I'd ever seen. I'd looked into those eyes a million times, and I was looking into them now. So incredibly green."
- Sundays At Tiffany's.

"Oh, how our eyes can tell lies to our brains."
- Sunday's At Tiffany's.

"Flight is something Ellen can imagine, even wish for; navigation has always been a mystery. It is hard enough to travel through well-known streets and rooms and hallways, but how does one navigate wisely through tomorrow, the next day, the next week?"
- Vinegar Hill.

"We need God, and we need people, and we are not fully complete until we have both in our lives."
- Unknown.

"Captain Jack has a problem with authority."
- Michael Scott from The Office.

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us."
-Hellen Keller

"There’s pavement under her feet, tiny cracks emanating away from her and she wonders if it’s because the world just shook and she was too distracted to notice. Sky cold above her and cement hard beneath and there’s a familiarity to this, like déjà vu but in repeat and she feels like she should know what to say."
- MTT.

"So maybe I wanted to give you something more than a catalog of non-definitive acts, something other than the desperation."
- Richard Siken.

"I have found almost everything ever written about love to be true."
- Iris from The Holiday.

"Nostalgia - it's delicate, but potent. Teddy told me that in Greek, "nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn't a spaceship, it's a time machine. It goes backwards, and forwards... it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It's not called the wheel, it's called the carousel. It let's us travel the way a child travels - around and around, and back home again, to a place where we know are loved."
- Don Draper from Mad Men.

"I want to be more than that."
- Jim Halpert from The Office.

"Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life - well, valuable, but small - and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it, or because I haven't been brave? So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn't it be the other way around? I don't really want an answer. I just want to send this cosmic question out into the void. So good night, dear void."
- Kathleen Kelly from You've Got Mail.

"Hi I'm Jessica. Hi I'm Janice! Don't they know you're supposed to have a last name? It's like they're an entire generation of cocktail waitresses."
- Kathleen Kelly from You've Got Mail.

"I don't want to waste another moment of my life without you in it."
- Andrew Largeman from Garden State.

"This is your one opportunity to do something that no one has ever done before and that no one will copy throughout human existence. And if nothing else, you will be remembered as the one guy who ever did this. This one thing."
- Sam from Garden State.

"Do you see how open I'm being with you here? Well I know I'm not telling you anything you haven't already decided you know. I can see you forming judgments with that chilly smile. You're not the only one who can read people you know. And you know what? It's because of her influence that I am more sad for you than pissed off. Because the impact of this story was profound and I'm not even going to begin to describe it to you. Can you imagine how any of this felt? To look at her sandals across the room on the floor and remember what I had thought of them only hours before. And I'd say her name and she'd say "What?" and I'd say her name again. Well I'm not embarrassed-I don't care how this sounds to you now. I mean, can you see how I could not just let her go after this? I just-I grabbed onto her skirt and I begged her not to leave. And then I watched her gently close the door and walk off barefoot down the hall. And never seeing her again. But it didn't matter that she was fluffy or not terribly bright! Nothing else mattered! She had all of my attention-I had fallen in love with her! I believed that she could save me. Well I'm aware of how all this sounds, I can see that look on your face. I know you. And I know what you're thinking. So ask it. Ask it now, this is your chance. "I believed she could save me" I said. Ask it now. Say something! I stand here naked before you. Judge me, you bitch. You happy now? You all worn out? Well be happy because I don't care. I knew she could and I knew I loved. End of story."
- Ryan from Brief Interviews With Hideous Men.

"I bought the boat tickets the day I saw that YouTube video. I knew we'd need a backup plan. The boat was actually plan C. The church was plan B. And plan A was marring her a long, long time ago. Pretty much the day I met her."
- Jim Halpert from The Office.

"Our life is always more deeper than we know, is always more divine than it seems, and hence we are able to survive degrations and despairs which otherwise might engulf us."
- HJ

1 comment:

leave here your rhymes and reasons, ladies and gents.