Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
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I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing.
I think in a way, you're doomed, once you can envision something. You're sort of doomed to make it happen. I've found that the moment I can envision leaving a relationship, that's usually the moment that the relationship starts to fall apart.
You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.
I really love idiot, enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
Minimalism seems closest to the sophisticated storytelling of movies. Movies have really educated contemporary audiences to be the most intelligent, sophisticated audiences in history. We don't any longer need to have the relationship between one scene and the next explained. We will figure it out ourselves.
If anything I try to write something that would be more difficult to film. I tend to see film as competition and would like instead to do what books do best.
I believe in something. But I don't believe that anything can hold a grudge for long enough to condemn its creation to eternal punishment. Nobody can hold a grudge that long, even God.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
Start with a clean grill. Keep it clean by brushing with a wire brush after preheating, and again after cooking. Make sure to oil your grates and your food before putting it on the grill to keep it from sticking.
They're right to think that about me, because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans, I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that.
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
The worst thing that can happen in a democracy - as well as in an individual's life - is to become cynical about the future and lose hope.
It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Every one, more or less, loves Power, yet those who most wish for it are seldom the fittest to be trusted with it.
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.