He wandered into the Newsroom and asked for a job the same way he'd walk into a barbershop and ask for a haircut, and with no more idea of being turned down.
We came down here to see this teddible scene: people all pissed out of their minds and vomiting on themselves and all that and now, you know what? It's us.
All we have to do is get out and vote, while it's still legal, and we will wash those crooked warmongers out of the White House.
She was wearing the same clothes, but now she looked haggard and dirty. The delicate illusions that get us through life can only stand so much strain.
It's in my interest, in ours perhaps, or maybe the interests of the greater good, for me to smoke a joint, and calm down.
Like most of the others, I was a seeker, a mover, a malcontent, and at times a stupid hell-raiser.
My blood is too thick for California: I have never been able to properly explain myself in this climate.
I was never idle long enough to do much thinking, but I felt somehow that my instincts were right.
All energy flows according to the whims of the great Magnet. What a fool I was to defy him.
There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge.
There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor skills, blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue -- the mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting, because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it.
I'm a relatively respectable citizen. Multiple felon perhaps, but certainly not dangerous.
Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final.
It's much more fun to run a political campaign than it is to be the candidate.
Any kind of political campaign that taps the kind of energy that nothing else can reach would generate a tremendous high for everybody involved in it.
All political power comes from the barrel of either guns, pussy, or opium pipes, and people seem to like it that way.
It's a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat sh** and die.
We have bigger things to brood on and enormous reasons for wallowing in terminal craziness until we finally hit bottom.
It's hard to say what I meant by as we know it. I'm not about to go up on a mountain on new year's eve and wait for the lightening to strike.
I am an Addictive Personality, they say, a natural slave to passion -- and many Doctors have warned me against it. I am a High-risk Patient.
Never fire a warning shot. It is a waste of ammunition.
Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba.
It was a maddening image and the only way to whip it was to hang on until dusk and banish the ghosts with rum.
And the sad notes floated out to the patio and hung in the trees like birds too tired to fly.
You can't play city rules when you live in a jungle.
The Edge... There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
All my life, my heart has sought a thing I cannot name. Remembered line from a long- forgotten poem.
We must ride this strange torpedo out until the end.
It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.
Kill the body and the head will die.
There is no story unless you've written it.
It never got weird enough for me.
I will fight for your right to be weird- just as I know you will fight for mine.
Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.
THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life.
Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.
Too weird to live, too rare to die!
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.
A totally befuddled voter may look at a Vote for McGovern sign and do just that.
It was necessary, we felt, to thoroughly terrify our opponents, so that even in hollow victory, they would learn to fear every sunrise .
Don't judge your taco by its price.
Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.
We must have football. What would this country be without football in October?
It was like falling down an elevator shaft and landing in a pool full of mermaids.
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