Quotes / Generation Xerox

"They fuck you up, your mum and dad.
They may not mean to, but they do.
They fill you with the faults they had
And add some extra, just for you.

But they were fucked up in their turn
By fools in old-style hats and coats,
Who half the time were soppy-stern
And half at one another's throats."
Philip Larkin, "This Be the Verse"

"There is a chain that's never broken
You know the story, it's sad but true:
An angry man gets drunk and beats his kids
The same old way his drunken father did

What comes around, well, it goes around!
Nothing changes 'cause it's all the same
The world you get's the one you give away
It all just happens again, way down the line!"
The Offspring, "Way Down the Line"

"Yes. Hiram Gummer. ...The main problem of this film is that it operates on the logic that everyone has an identical ancestor with a similar vocation."

"Iíll only tolerate it if a Vanilla Ice ancestor also appears."
Matt Wilson on watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

"I did not expect Jor-El to basically be James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause. I am insanely disappointed this episode did not end with Jor-El and Lachlan Luthor engaging in a Kryptonite knife fight."
Smallvillains on Smallville ("Relic")

Ariel: You deliberately disobeyed me! I forbade you to go out into the water!
Chick: Oh Ariel, you might just be a hypocrite or something.

"And as I hung up the phone, it occured to me
He had grown up just like me
My boy was just like me."
Harry Chapin, "Cat's in The Cradle"

"I have to admit it, I have become my father. I even read license plates."
Bill Bryson, I'm A Stranger Here Myself

"Haley believes that things occur regularly back home...theres always a Hal whose sister is Haley who is best friends with a kruger or an imca.."

(636): i don't think my dad can get all that mad since he got arrested for almost exactly the same thing last weekend
(765): I went out in the middle of the night to smoke my weed.. Didn't realize my dad was sitting on the patio doing the exact same thing..
(570): the best part is my dad got arrested for the same thing at the same bar 30 years ago... so he cant be mad
(603): I was going through my mom's high school yearbook...almost half the people who signed it referred to her as "Karen Smokejoints", "Confused Karen", or drew a picture of a joint. I have never felt more like her daughter.
(270): My mom's 50 year old alcoholic friend just told me about how she was more whoreish then us at our age. Challenge accepted.

Vasile Varias would have you believe that he has no intention of becoming like his infamous begetter - that he is uncovering his father's dark legacy to better disassociate himself from it.
One is what one seeks. Vasile's destiny is inevitable, his path long dug by his father's rusted scalpel. He will one day discover his father's gruesome experiments and find genius in them. Despite better judgement, the son will feel compelled to advance the father's work...
The Dragon, The Secret World