Food for Thought, Former QotITP, Movies

… [L]ove doesn’t make things nice. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess, we aren’t here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect, not us. We are here to ruin ourselves and to break our hearts and love the wrong people and die. The storybooks are bullshit.

— Ronny Cammareri (Nicholas Cage), Moonstruck

Date Added: Jul 13, 2003

Smileys. Learn to use them. :-) <---that’s a smiley … look at it sideways.

— Dan “Yippee” Calle

Fuck you too, smileymonger!

— bbz (John Jantos)

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.

— Dom Helder Camara

It’s a trick. Get an axe.

— Ash (Bruce Campbell), Army of Darkness

Bad Ash:
You’re the good Ash. And I’m the bad Ash.
Bad Ash: (dancing)
Little goody two shoes, Little goody two shoes … etc …
[Shotgun discharge]
Good Ash:
Good … bad … I’m the guy with the gun.

— Bruce Campbell and Bruce Campbell; Army of Darkness

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.

— Albert Camus

Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!

— Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.

— John Ciardi

It’s so sad when the only birthday greetings you get are from your mom, your wife, and the software you wrote …

— Jules Cisek

Having only coarse food to eat, plain water to drink, and a bent arm for a pillow, one can still find happiness therein. Riches and honor acquired by righteous means are to me as drifting clouds.

— Confucius

Date Added: Sep 24, 2003

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I learn.
In the doing is the understanding.

— Confucius

If you haven’t trashed your computer while doing something questionable, then you’re not a computer scientist – you’re just an arts grad who didn’t get laid.

— Dominic Connor, “CompSci Graduates More Skills,” The Register

Date Added: Oct 3, 2010

Everything you say now sounds like it was ghost-written.

— Elvis Costello, “New Amsterdam,” Get Happy

A man said to the Universe: “Sir, I exist!”
“However,” replied the Universe, “the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation.”

— Stephen Crane

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