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To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, Dracula, The Divine Comedy, The Dialogues of Plato, The Lord of the Rings, Bible, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Grimm's Fairy Tales, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and many many more.
The Caddy, The Crow, Clerks, Young Frankenstein, Saving Private Ryan, Clerks 2, Dracula, The Ten Commandments, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Secondhand Lions, The Boondock Saints, McLintock, Hondo, The Longest Day, The Sons of Katie Elder, True Grit, Rooster Cogburn, Oceans 11, and many more.
Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Gene Kelly, Elvis, Counting Crows, My Morning Jacket, Colin Hay, John Cale, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, MercyMe, Ramones, Waylon Jennings, and many more.
"I feel sorry for those who don't drink because when they wake up, it's the best they're gonna feel all day."
"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."
"The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force."
"Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play."
"Common sense is not so common."
"Cock your hat - angles are attitudes."
"I like women. I don't understand them, but I like them."
"I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies."
"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings."
"As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities."
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels."
"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring."
"Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices."
"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected."
"Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile."
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
“Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being,…See More
Best I can tell, your complaint is that men -- particularly Asian or Korean men -- aren't into dark-skinned women. You say your parents immigrated to the U.S., so it doesn't sound like you live in Asia. You call yourself a…"
"I'll have to think about this some more, but one things comes to mind right off.
The volatility of the classes makes for some of the mismatches you mention. Purely income-wise I grew up probably somewhere between middle-class and…"
1. You seem to have self-loathing, low self esteem, and bad self image.
2. You live in Korea? Asian countries can be tough to deal with if you are not Asian. However, I can tell you many other countries in the world DO in fact like black…"
Just saw this and figured Id reply. I was a BLM/Forest Service firefighter for four years, two on engines and last two on a hotshot crew. The biggest thing honestly is calling and or visiting fire captains to show your interest. Some of…"
"I'm not sure what I could say to help, although I'd like to. It sounds like you are dealing with some specific problems that feel like general ones. I don't know what your experiences are, but they sound…"