1. When you think that you’ve lost everything you find out you can always lose a little more.
    Bob Dylan in “Trying to get to Heaven”. — A simpler version of Edgar’s harrowing "O gods! Who is't can say 'I am at the worst'? I am worse than e'er I was. And worse I may be yet. The worst is not So long as we can say 'This is the worst.’” from King Lear.
  2. No. And yes. It’s always sudden.
    Tara from Buffy on whether or not her mother’s death was sudden.
  3. I’ve got a perfect body but sometimes I forget / I’ve got a perfect body ‘cause my eyelashes catch my sweat
    Regina Spektor in “Folding Chair”.
  4. A purse is but a rag unless you have something in it.
    Ishmael in “Moby Dick”.
  5. That which can be divided into parts relinquishes all claim to last forever.
    Lucretius in “On the Nature of Things”.
  6. What joins men together is not the sharing of bread but the sharing of enemies.
    The Judge from Cormac McCarthy’s “Blood Meridian”.
  7. Somebody now listening might be devastated in ten years by the loss of someone they haven't even met yet.
    Simon Van Booy in an interview.
  8. Every victory enlarges the magnitude of our possible defeat.
    Salvidienus in John Williams’ epistolary novel “Augustus”.
  9. And how dieth the wise man? As the fool.
    Ecclesiastes 2:16
  10. The more you see how valuable you are, the more you can see another person as being of value.
    Maya Angelou in an interview.
  11. To interest is the first duty of art; no other excellences will even begin to compensate for failure in this, and very serious faults will be covered by this, as by charity.
    C. S. Lewis in his Eassay on Hamlet.
  12. A *person* is smart. *People* are dumb, panicky dangerous animals.
    Agent Kay in the movie Men in Black.