But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it the most? —Mark Twain


An actual headline from The New York Times in 1919 

All movies assault the viewer in one way or another. —Michael Haneke

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If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something. —Federico Fellini

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When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody notices, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. — John Lennon

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All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire. —Edgar Allan Poe

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I like storms. They let me know that even the sky screams too.

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It’s about moments in life that are great but don’t last. They don’t go on, but you always have the memory and they have an effect on you. That’s what I was thinking about. —Sofia Coppola on Lost In Translation

Do you still perform autopsies on conversations you had lives ago? —Donte Collins

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I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for? …. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. —Franz Kafka

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ー In my dreams, there is always you.

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Light thinks it travels faster than anything, but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always gotten there first, and is waiting for it. —Terry Pratchett

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Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people. —Andre Dubus

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I didn’t realize it, but the days came along one after another, and then two years were gone, and everything was gone, and I was gone. —F. Scott Fitzgerald  

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Pray do not interrupt me,” he wrote. “I am smiling. —Jack London, The Sea Wolf

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