Authors on Doors

Six Bits of Wisdom

  • “Men shut their doors against a setting sun.”  -William Shakespeare-
  • “When you follow your bliss…doors will open where you would not thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.”  -Joseph Campbell-
  • “There are things known and there are things unkown, and in between are the doors of perception.” -Aldous Huxley-
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“Mason Lodge”
  • “The more doors there are for you to open, the better the play.”  -Tom Stoppard-
  • “A very little key will open a very heavy door.”  -Charles Dickens-
  • “If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”  -William Blake-

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Dose of Dr. Gonzo

“A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.”

-Hunter S. Thompson-

Dose of Dr. Gonzo

 

“A little bit of this town goes a very long way.  After five days in Vegas you feel like you’ve been here for five years.”

-Hunter S. Thompson-

Authors on Gambling

A Penny Worth of Wagering Wisdom

• “Here the nerves may stand on end and scream to themselves, but a tranquility as from heaven is only interrupted by the click of chips. The higher the stakes, the more quiet the scene.” -Stephen Crane-

• “This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn’t gambling, he’s cheating.” -Malcolm X-

• “The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavour upon the business known as gambling.” -Ambrose Bierce-

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“The Finish”

• “The action is everything, more consuming than sex, more immediate than politics; more important always than the acquisition of money, which is never, for the gambler, the true point of the exercise.” -Joan Didion-

• “One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.” -Oscar Wilde-

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Authors on Time

Time Well Spent

• “Time is the longest distance between two points.” -Tennessee Williams-

• “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” -Stephen King-

• “Punctuality is the thief of time.” -Oscar Wilde-

“Too Many Books…”

• “Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.” -Alice Walker-

• “Time moves in one direction, memory in another.” -William Gibson-

• “And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.” -Martin Amis-

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Authors on Relationships

Six Bits of Wisdom on Relationships

• “I measured love by the extent of my jealousy.” -Graham Greene-

• “Why did God make women so beautiful and man with such a loving heart?” -Walker Percy-

• “Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” -Sylvia Plath

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“The Start of Something”

• “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” -Ernest Hemingway-

• “I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” -Edna St. Vincent Milay-

• “It’s no good pretending any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.” -Nick Hornby-

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Authors on Alcohol

Five Views of Drinking and Alcohol

  • “Civilization begins with distillation.” -William Faulkner-
  • “Good people drink good beer.” -Hunter S. Thompson-
  • “I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.” -Dorothy Parker-

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“Beer and Poetry”

  • “There is no bad whisky.  There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” -Raymond Chandler-
  • “The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.” -James Joyce-

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Clive Barker on Horror

“Horror fiction shows us that the control we believe we have is purley illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion.”

-Clive Barker-

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