I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured only with gold.
Koekebakker, I feel so strange inside.' 'Well you certainly smell like jenever,' I said. 'No,' Japi said, ' it's not the jenever. I think my soul is too big.
Easy there, Smurfette.
I box in yellow Gox box socks.
I'm not very happy idle.
Village is an idea; universe is an idea! If you cannot create an idea bigger than your village you live in, you remain inside your village; if we cannot create an idea greater than this universe, we remain inside this universe!
Roarke: "Darling, before we shift into the official mode, what do you have on under that dress?"Eve: "A device designed to drive men wild."Roarke: "It's working. I don't believe I've ever seen your butt move quite that way."Eve: "It's a cop's butt now, ace, so watch it."Roarke: "I am." He smiled, gave it a nice solid smack. "Believe me.
If you describe things as better than they are, you are considered to be a romantic; if you describe things as worse than they are, you will be called a realist; and if you describe things exactly as they are, you will be thought of as a satirist.
When we settled in to eat, Susan said, "So, tell me about it." "You shrinks are always so cocksure," I said. "Nice word choice," Susan said. "In the current context.
That is a long word: forever!
There are no contradictions. If you find one, check your premises.
Though worlds of wanwood leafmeal lie;
This job has three requirements, each very strict. Do not agree to them lightly. Clerks in this store have followed these rules for nearly a century, and I will not have them broken now. ( ... ) Two: You may not browse, read, or otherwise inspect the shelved volumes. Retrieve them for members. That is all"( ... )"You must keep precise records of all transactions. The time. The customer's appearance. His state of mind. How he asks for the book. How he receives it. Does he appear to be injured. Is he wearing a sprig of rosemary on his hat. And so on
Our breath is connected to the air that every being breathes. By breathing consciously, we acknowledge our communion with all of life.
Quality tends to fan out like waves.
I love you. I will always love you.
Rush to danger; wind up nowhere.
I have some gold. I will interest you. Pity me. I beg you to help me.
No knife cuts as swiftly, deeply and precisely as the blade of the Beloved.
It's one thing to have talent. It's another to figure out how to use it.
When you're a man you try and be macho.
The clip-joints are filled every night with marks who crave the tat," said one con man. "If you gave one of them an even break, it would spoil his evening.
Count not fowre except you have them in a wallett.
A revolution simply means great change, significant change, and that's how I'm defining it - great change for the better, brought about through non-violent means.
I hear a lot of young people talking about the need to network. I think that is true, and I think that building a network makes sense. But I also think that there is another way to approach it, and that is to try to make friends. Just try to make a lot of friends.
Dark accurate plunger down the successive knellOf arch on arch, where ogives burst a redReverberance of hail upon the deadThunder like an exploding crucible!
When every piece falls into place, it's like a dance, a delicate but powerful balancing act. The art of holding on and letting go at the same time.
I like necklaces that are short, the way skateboarders used to wear them in the seventies.
Tell me about the loons," Lolly would always reply. And he would. "They mate forever, just like humans," he would tell her. "They always come home, to the same place, same lake, every year, as soon as the ice thaws. They are territorial, and mates will defend their home from other loons. Small lakes can only accommodate one pair of loons, so they are always together, and they always talk to each other.
Someday we might look back with a curious nostalgia at the days when profligate homeowners wastefully sprayed their lawns with liquid gold to make the grass grow, just so they could then burn black gold to cut it down on the weekends.