Schlagwort-Archiv: Identität

Give ((only) part of) your best.

Ideally I want you at about 70% of your best. Any higher than that and you'll just be annoying to work with.

Dora in Questionable Content 4631


“I know my father only by having read the books that he read.”

Neal Stephenson: Quicksilver


Small identity crisis of the day: actually wanting to seriously use the word "facilitate".

Useful excuse inspiration.

I'm sorry, but my non-standard upbringing renders that simile utterly meaningless to me.

Hannelore Ellicott-Chatham in Questionable Content 4521

Spot on.

Some people know you a little,
some people know you very well,
some people send donuts.


A doctor, a logician and a marine biologist had also just arrived, flown in at phenomenal expense from Maximegalon to try to reason with the lead singer who had locked himself in the bathroom with a bottle of pills and was refusing to come out till it could be proved conclusively to him that he wasn't a fish.

Douglas Adams: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe


"Sure you won't regret this later?" said the shadow in a hushed voice. "It's wrong, I tell you. there's something wrong with this place. People can't live without their shadows, and shadows can't live without people. Yet they're splitting us apart. I don't like it. there's something wrong here.

Haruki Murakami: Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world

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