A story has no beginning or end; arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.
The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
Nature may be cruel but it allows more latitude than the monotony of a system that discards everything that cannot be made to conform to its monolithic dream of success.
Robert Faggen, introduction to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey (via past-bedtime
The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free.
John F. Kennedy
…This nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln (Bliss Copy)
How many times does the truth that you take to be true
Is just truth falling apart at the same speed as you
Hopeful, Josh Ritter
I don’t want you, I want the memory of who you were and what it was to wake up everyday
Let Me Go, Logic
Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici
(By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe.)