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Before drifting away entirely, he found himself reflecting – not for the first time – on the peculiarity of adults. They tool laxatives, liquor, or sleeping pills to drive away their terrors so that sleep would come, and their terrors were so tame and domestic: the job, the money, what the teacher will think if I can’t get Jennie nicer clothes, does my wife still love me, who are my friends. They were pallid compared to the fears every child lies cheek and jowl with in his dark bed, with no one to confess to in hope of perfect understanding but another child. There is no group therapy or psychiatry or community social services for the child who must cope with the thing under the bed or in the cellar every night, the thing which leers and capers and threatens just beyond the point where vision will reach. The same lonely battle must be fought night after night and the only cure is the eventual ossification of the imaginary faculties, and this is called adulthood.

Stephen King, Salem’s Lot

I was being paid to do what I loved, and there’s no gig on earth better than that; it’s like a license to steal.

Stephen King, Bag of Bones

The three suicide sisters shared the same therapist, Dr. Emmett Meridian. He must be terrible at his job.

Dexter Morgan, Dexter

I like being in movies that have a great story. I’m not so interested in being a Hollywood star. It’s a job, you know. When you wake up at six in the morning every day for a week, it feels like hard work.

Kristen Stewart

I’ve often thought people treat God rather rudely, don’t you? Asking trillions and trillions of prayers every day. Asking and pleading and begging for favors. Do this, gimme that, I need a new car, I want a better job. And most of this praying takes place on Sunday His day off. It’s not nice. And it’s no way to treat a friend.

George Carlin

You know how I define the economic and social classes in this country? The upper class keeps all of the money, pays none of the taxes. The middle class pays all of the taxes, does all of the work. The poor are there just to scare the shit out of the middle class. Keep ’em showing up at those jobs.

George Carlin

When you find something at which you have talent, you do that thing (what ever it is) until your fingers bleed or your eyes pop out of your head.

Stephen King

Mika: You called a taxi?
Man #1: No, we called a garbage truck. But youll have to do the job.

Night on Earth, Jim Jarmusch

If you’re going to hire an assassin, let him go out and kill someone. I can’t be Shaq taking six or seven shots.

Shaquille O’Neal

We’ve got the greatest job in the world. Except for Shakira’s dancers. That’s gotta be a great place to be, behind Shakira.

Chris Martin

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