Quotes / Getting Smilies Painted on Your Soul

Jon: You just have to restore Garfield's memory, doc. He doesn't beat up on Odie. He doesn't claw the furniture. He's not lazy and obnoxious.
Liz: Are you sure you want me to do this?
Jon: Come to think of it...

John: According to Chiana, the Nebari "mental cleansing" is a bit like brainwashing.
Durka: No. It is more a correction.
John: There's a difference?
Durka: Yes, as much a difference between a knife attack and life-saving surgery.
Farscape, "Durka Returns"

Marilyn: Valerie, can't you feel anything?
Valerie: Well, of course silly. I feel, I feel good. I always feel good. Life is pretty, life is fun, I am all and all is one.
The Twilight Zone, "Number Twelve Looks Just Like You"

Dr. Ruth Adams: What we did was wean him off the coin and onto a die. That gave him six decision options instead of the former two. He did so well with the die that we've been able to move him onto a pack of tarot cards. That's seventy-eight options open to him now, Batman. Next we plan to introduce him to the I-ching. Soon he'll have a completely functional judgmental facility that doesn't rely so much on black and white absolutes.
Batman: But right now, he can't even make a simple decision, like going to the bathroom, without consulting the cards? Seems to me you've effectively destroyed the man's personality, Doctor.
Dr. Adams: Sometimes we have to pull down in order to rebuild, Batman. Psychiatry's like that.

Everything is fine. Everything was explained. It is so beautiful. It is good you did not write back. That would have only have hindered the process. Thank you. It is evil for parents to view their children as their products. I have no fear now. I let it all go, all distractions and connections that will keep me from reaching the next step. The mind you had as a human is aborted. Your soul is filled with light. Something new is born.
Kinji's last letter, The Secret World