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Quotes I Live By
"There is nothing funny about a clown in the moonlight." - Lon Chaney, Snr. "Vita hominum altos recessus magnasque latebras habet" - Pliny the Younger (Trals.: "A man's life contains hidden depths and large secret spaces." "Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch'intrate" - Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy - words inscribed upon the very gates of Hell "This is as real as your so-called life gets." - Q "To learn about you is frankly provocative ... but you're next of kin to chaos." - Capt. Picard to Q "It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid." - Q "We are dreamers, shapers, singers and makers." - Elric, technomage, Babylon 5 "Y’know, when you’re a kid, they tell you it’s all “grow up, get a job, get married, get a house, have a kid”, and that’s it. But the truth is, the world is so much stranger than that. It’s so much darker ... and so much madder ... and so ... much ... better." - Doctor Who "You know what scares me? Is that when it happens ... when it comes over me and I totally lose control ... I like it." - Bruce Banner, Hulk "I'd only told them the truth. Was that so selfish? Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch, we are free." - Valerie, V For Vendetta
Lines from The Bard Quoted In V For Vendetta:
"We are oft to blame in this. 'Tis too much proved that with devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself." (Hamlet 3.1.46-49) "And thus I clothe my naked villainy/With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ;/And seem a saint, when most I play the devil" (Richard III (play) 1.3.336-38) "I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none." (Macbeth 1.7.17-18)
Basically, this si the same profile information I keep on my main profile page, "The Plainclothes Clown" (linkage below), but here, I'm allowing you, my beloved f'list, to be able to initiate conversation threads with me, rather than wait for me to make a pronouncement and have to comment on what I've just said.
You know this makes sense. But I am genuinely sorry for the advertisements. I just wanted more options of userpics with this one.