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Quotes: Can't Live with Them, Can't Live without Them
"I can't live with you, but I can't live without you
I can't breathe if you stay, but I can't bear you to go away"
Queen, "I Can't Live With You"

"I've grown accustomed to her face..."
Henry Higgins, "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face", My Fair Lady

"That's it, the straw that breaks my back! I quit, unless you take it back! Women, what is it about them? Can't live with them or without them!"
Maureen and Joanne, "Take Me or Leave Me", Rent

''I hate and I love. Why do I do this, perhaps you ask? I do not know, but I feel it happening and I am agonized."
Catullus, translated

You can't live with 'em, you can't live without 'em.
There's somethin' irresistabullish about 'em.
We grin and bear it 'cause the nights are long.
I hope that somethin' better comes along.
Kermit: (spoken): Yeah, I know what you mean...
It's no good complainin' and pointless to holler.
If she's a beauty she'll get under your collar.
She made a monkey out of old King Kong,
I hope that somethin' better comes along.
The Muppet Movie

We have told how the painter Marcel made the acquaintance of Mademoiselle Musette. United one morning by the ministry of caprice, the registrar of the district, they had fancied, as often happens, that their union did not extend to their hearts; but one evening when, after a violent quarrel, they resolved to leave one another on the spot, they perceived that their hands, which they had joined in a farewell clasp, would no longer quit one another. Almost in spite of themselves fancy had become love.
... "But what proves that you are in love with one another?" [asked Rodolphe.] "Possibly you exaggerate the danger."
"We cannot bear one another," said Marcel.
"And we cannot leave one another," said Musette.

When I feel like loving,
And I gotta have some loving,
He says, "Please - stop it, please."
He's so unusual.

When I want some kissing,
And I'm burning up for kissing,
He says, "No - let me go."
He's so unusual.

I know lots of boys who would be crazy over me
If they only had this fellow's opportunity.
I would let him pet me,
But the darn fool, he doesn't let me!
He's so unusual he drives me wild.


You might as well be by yourself as in his company.
When we're both together, I'm still as lonesome as can be.
But still, I'm mad about him,
And I can't live without him!
He's so unusual he drives me wild!

- Helen Kane, "He's So Unusual"

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