"sometimes you have to smile to keep from throwing up"

- billie holiday

"the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about"

- oscar wilde

"your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct"

- chuck palahniuk, invisible monsters

"no matter how much you think you love somebody,
you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close"

- chuck palahniuk, invisible monsters

"if a violin string could ache, i would be that string"

- vladimir nobokov, lolita

"let all of life be an unfettered howl"

- vladimir nobokov