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"Don't make me laugh, bitterly. Fran will fail, you will toil your life away, and I'll die alone, upside-down on the floor of a pub toilet."
Bernard Black, Black Books

"Oh, come on, Gnaghi! You'll get over it, you'll see. Time passes. Nothing stays the same. It just gets worse!"
Francesco Dellamorte, Cemetery Man

"Probably the most important thing is that when things get really bad and the world looks its darkest, you just have to throw up your hands and say 'Well, alright!' cause it's probably gonna get a whole hell of a lot worse."
Alferd Packer, Cannibal! The Musical

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"Miguel, if I believed in fate, I wouldn't be playing with loaded dice."

"Look at me, jerking off in the shower... This will be the high point of my day; it's all downhill from here."
Lester Burnham, American Beauty

"Janie's a pretty typical teenager. Angry, insecure, confused. I wish I could tell her that's all going to pass, but I don't want to lie to her."
Lester Burnham, American Beauty

"Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance."
Jean-Paul Sartre

"You be careful of dreams, Fanny. They'll lead you down a garden path and into a ditch before you know it. The Fortune of War Pub? Filled with people who followed their dreams. Look what they got to."
Arthur Blake, I Sell the Dead

"The only place different social types can genuinely get along with each other is in Heaven."
J.D., Heathers

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Jonathan Mardukas: There's good and bad everywhere, don't you think?
Jack Walsh: Eh, well, I'd say there's bad everywhere. Good I don't know about.

"Last time I trusted someone, I lost an eye."
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