I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back.
We've spent so much time judging what other people created that we've created very, very little of our own.
It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.
After you find out all the things that can go wrong, your life becomes less about living and more about waiting.
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
The one thing the blues don't get is the backing and pushing of TV and radio like a lot of this garbage you hears. They choke stuff down people's throat so they got no choice but to listen to it.
We all choke. Winners know how to handle choking better than losers.
We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are. Sane or insane. Saints or sex addicts. Heroes or victims. Letting history tell us how good or bad we are. Letting our past decide our future. Or we can decide for ourselves. And maybe it's our job to invent something better.
We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are…Or we can decide for ourselves.
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
I used rebellion as a way to hide out. We use criticism as a fake participation.
It's pathetic how we can't live with the things we can't understand. How we need everything labeled and explained and deconstructed.
Here in your mind you have complete privacy. Here there's no difference between what is and what could be.
People had been working for so many years to make the world a safe organized place. Nobody realized how boring it would become.
You gain power by pretending to be weak. By contrast, you make people feel strong. You save people by letting them save you.
Without access to true chaos, we'll never have true peace. Unless everything can get worse, it won't get any better.
The only thing that separates us from the animals... is we have pornography.
A nuclear-power plant is infinitely safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
Drugs or overeating or alcohol or sex, it was all just another way to find peace. To escape what we know. Our education. Our bite of the apple.
Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
He who eats alone chokes alone.
What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know?
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