Ernest Hemingway, Winner Take Nothing
“I understand. That’s the trouble. I understand. I’ll understand all the time. All day and all night. Especially all night. I’ll understand. You don’t have to worry about that.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
“The work of the eyes is done. Go now and do the heart-work on the images imprisoned within you.”
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
Guillaume Apollinaire
“How slow life is, how violent hope is.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
“When you been in stir a little while, you can smell a question comin’ from hell to breakfast.”
Stephen Hawking
“I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.”
John Steinbeck
“S-l-o-w-ness—it gave meaning to everything. It made everything royal.”
René Magritte
“If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream.”
Chuck Palahniuk
“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything.”
Night Vale Podcast
“A graveyard full of blank gravestones and a can of permanent markers by the gate.”
Stephen Fry
“The short answer to that is No. The long answer is Fuck no.”
Willa Cather
“The test of one’s decency is how much of a fight one can put up after one has stopped caring.”
Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow
“But every true god must be both organizer and destroyer.”
Louis C.K. 
“The only time you look in your neighbor’s bowl is to make sure that they have enough. You don’t look in your neighbor’s bowl to see if you have as much as them.”
Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice
“What goes around may come around, but it never ends up exactly the same place, you ever notice? Like a record on a turntable, all it takes is one groove’s difference and the universe can be on into a whole ‘nother song.”
Septim themes