Quotes that Keep me Going

Peggy Hill: “Luanne, honey, tell me, what is it like to live without shame of any kind? Is it a good feeling?”

Luanne Platter: “Yeah, it is.”

– PEGGY HILL & LUANNE PLATTER. “SQUARE PEG.” KING OF THE HILL, FOX BROADCASTING MEDIA, 17 JANUARY 1997.

Rocky: I just decided, I don’t like you.

Ginger: I just decided, I don’t care.

– ROCKY & GINGER. CHICKEN RUN. DIR. NICK PARK & PETER LORD. DREAMWORKS DISTRIBUTION, 2000. FILM.

“We all complete. Maybe none of us really understand what we’ve lived through, or feel we’ve had enough time.”

– ISHIGURO, KAZUO. (2005). NEVER LET ME GO. LONDON: FABER AND FABER LIMITED.

“It’s difficult to understand the sum of a person’s life… Some people would tell you it’s measured by the ones left behind, some believe it can be measured in faith, some say by love, other folks say life has no meaning at all… Me, I believe you measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you…”

– CARTER CHAMBERS. THE BUCKET LIST. DIR. ROB REINER. WARNER BROS, 2008. FILM.

Coach Skip: Basically, there’s three grabbers, three taggers, five twig runners, and the player at Whackbat. Center tagger lights a pine cone and chucks it over the basket and the whack-batter tries to hit the cedar stick off the cross rock. Then the twig runners dash back and forth until the pine cone burns out and the umpire calls hotbox. Finally, at the end you count up however many score-downs it adds up to and divide that by nine.

Kristofferson: Got it.

– COACH SKIP & KRISTOFFERSON. FANTASTIC MR. FOX. DIR. WES ANDERSON. TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX, 2009. FILM.

“I do not associate with people that blame the world for their problems; ‘cause you’re your problem, and you’re also your solution.”

– MEGAN. BRIDESMAIDS. DIR. PAUL FEIG. UNIVERSAL PICTURES, 2011. FILM.

“I can’t be my friends therapist. Like I love to help, but now you’re exhau- it’s exhausting. You are a vampire. You love to live in this loop, this circle, this sunken place of ‘What do I do?’ and be a victim. It’s just like; put it on a magnet and fucking remind yourself. You know what I mean? It’s just like I-I had to really break up with people or at least put them on peripheral circle of: You know, I feel like we’re having the same conversation every time we talk. You know what to do. You are doing the same thing with a different person and it’s still somehow their fault. So it’s just like; accountability…But I’m just like, I-I can’t…be mad for you all the time. You know? I can’t have your vitamin.”

MICHELLE BUTEAU, GUEST. “LIFE UN-COURAGEMENT (WITH MICHELLE BUTEAU).” UNHAPPY HOUR WITH MATT BELLASSAI, PINEAPPLE STREET MEDIA, 21 MAY 2019.