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Day November 5, 2011

Give me some of that old-time Religion…HAIL ZEUS!  

Psychiatry is the care of the id by the odd.    

The Meaning of Service

At one time in my life, I thought I understood the meaning of the word “service.”  The act of doing things for other people.  Then I heard the terms Internal Revenue Service, Postal Service, Civil Service, Service Stations . . . .   And I became confused about the word “service.”  This is not what […]

Some folks wear their halos much too tight.

Some marriages are made in heaven, but they ALL have to be maintained on earth. ~ Debbie Macomber  

Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death. ~ Les Brown  

I just don’t feel called to celibacy.  

Do molecular biologists wear designer genes?  

Curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it. ~ Jacques Monod

Q:  Where is the ocean the deepest? A:  On the bottom.  

People who insist on drinking before driving, are putting the quart before the hearse. ~ G.K. Chesterton

I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies.  Now I’m good at everything. ~ Demetri Martin  

Whatever you get paid attention for is never what you think is most important about yourself. ~ David Foster Wallace  

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche  

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. ~ Mark Twain  

It’s like, a family doesn’t work anymore when everyone in it is more miserable than they would be if they were alone, you know?” ~ Zadie Smith  

You don’t have favorites among your children, but you do have allies.  ~ Zadie Smith  

The greatest lie ever told about love is that it sets you free. ~ Zadie Smith  

The past is always tense, the future perfect. ~ Zadie Smith  

But everyone disappears, no matter who loves them. ~ Dave Eggers  

It was the kind of love you can only feel toward someone you don’t actually know. ~ Chuck Klosterman  

I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it’s almost like the other people can’t see into your vehicle.  It tints your windows, somehow. ~ Chuck Klosterman  

People who talk about their dreams are actually trying to tell you things about themselves they’d never admit in normal conversation. ~ Chuck Klosterman  

And it’s not “clever lonely” (like Morrissey) or “interesting lonely” (like Radiohead), it’s “lonely, lonely” like the way it feels when you’re being hugged by someone and it somehow makes you sadder. ~ Chuck Klosterman