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No, I don't think people really give a shit about that (meeting one's maker) unless they're completely bamboozled by religious superstition - to live your life in planning for this good time you're going to have in the sky


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Love is not love which alters when it alterations finds. Sonnet 116
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I think only Anthony Zappa knows the answers to that.
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Don't lie to yourself?
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My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long s...
MOON UNIT ZAPPA
I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
MOON UNIT ZAPPA
I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make brea...
MOON UNIT ZAPPA
The idea of licking stamps seemed great fun for me.
MOON UNIT ZAPPA
In small towns, bored teenagers turn their eyes longingly to the exciting doings in the big cities, ...
THOMAS FRANK
A lot of people say writers start losing their powers after 60 or 65. But I look at the best-seller ...
FRANK MCCOURT
It's like a series of waves hitting you. First, getting excerpted in the 'New Yorker' la...
FRANK MCCOURT
This morning I lay in the bathtub thinking how wonderful it would be if I had a dog like Rin Tin Tin...
ANNE FRANK
Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous.
FRANK HERBERT
Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that deve...
FRANK CRANE
I think there's great potential for autonomy, but we have to remember that we live in a world wh...
THOMAS FRANK
Obviously, the cinematography of films is art, just as a still shot can be art. If I'm watching ...
FRANK OCEAN
Pat Moynihan could write books with one hand and legislate with the other. I can't; I have a sho...
BARNEY FRANK
Cock your hat - angles are attitudes.
FRANK SINATRA
Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are a...
FRANK CARLUCCI
Criminals look at identity theft and say only 1 in 700 criminals gets convicted of it. And they look...
FRANK ABAGNALE
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact...
FRANK MILLER
A film that I love is 'Deliverance' from back in the day. You start out with these archetypa...
FRANK GRILLO
I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning...
ANNE FRANK
I certainly couldn't have written 'Angela's Ashes' when my mother was alive, because...
FRANK MCCOURT
I'm an untrained musician. Untrained musicians don't really have any music theory, they don&...
FRANK BLACK
What's so funny about cats is that they have this kind of aloof, superior vibe to them. Even if ...
ZE FRANK
I think we all change each other's paths. I don't know which law idea that is in physics, bu...
FRANK OCEAN
No one is better placed or more philosophically suited than Obama to construct the new counter narra...
FRANK RICH
As a liberal, I am morally obligated to be pragmatic. What good do I do poor people, elderly people,...
BARNEY FRANK
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
ANNE FRANK
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
ANNE FRANK
Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can't stop looking at the pinstripes.
FRANK ABAGNALE
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
ANNE FRANK
Storytelling, in print or speech, needs vital energy.
FRANK DELANEY