desperation

Only in Nevada would someone ask you to respect a parking lot, Peter thought. In New York the sign would probably read: UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES WILL BE STOLEN AND THEIR OWNERS EATEN.

Stephen King, Desperation

Everything is better when it shits on a ritz.

Stephen King, Desperation

As always at these times when he felt really in need of God the front of his mind was serene, but the deeper part, where faith did constant battle with doubt, was terrified that there would be no answer.

Stephen King, Desperation

You said ‘God is cruel’ the way a person who’s lived his whole life on Tahiti might say ‘Snow is cold’.

Stephen King, Desperation

I can become someone else, not out of pressure and desperation, but merely because a new life sounds fun or interesting or joyful.

Chuck Palahniuk, Damned

I’ve never been that desperate for attention. Do not mistake me for one of those troubled preteens who walk around, practically wearing a T-shirt which says: ASK ME ABOUT MY RAPE.Or, ASK ME ABOUT MY ALCOHOLISM.

Chuck Palahniuk, Damned

Do you know how cruel your God can be, David. How fantastically cruel? …Sometimes he makes us live.

Stephen King, Desperation

Here we are, she thought, at the edge of the world – the very edge of western civilization and all of us are so desperate to feel something… anything… that we keep falling into each other and fucking our way toward the end of days.

Mia Gross, Californication

I don’t think there will be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.

Samwise Gamgee, The Lord Of The Rings

Every woman wants a date on Valentine’s Day. That neediness reaches its climax – what up – on February 13th. A magical night, when a ten has the self-esteem of a four and the depraved enthusiasm of a two.

Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother

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