The best Quotes from Barfly

The best Quotes from Barfly

"Do you hate people?"
"I don't hate them... I just feel better when they're not around."
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Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
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We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
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You have to die a few times before you can really live.
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Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
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The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
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Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.
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A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
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My ambition is handicapped by laziness.
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'That's the problem with drinking', I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.
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Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside - remembering all the times you've felt that way.
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Education also seemed to be a trap. The little education I had allowed myself had made me more suspicious. What were doctors, lawyers, and scientists? They were just men who allowed themselves to be deprived of their freedom to think and act as individuals.
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It's necassary for me sometimes just to be alone and quiet and doing nothing.
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'Baby,' I said, 'I'm a genius but nobody knows it but me.'
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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
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Mostly, I'm tired of people being ugly to each other. I'm tired of all the pain I feel and hear in the world every day. There's too much of it. It's like pieces of glass in my head all the time.
John Coffey in The Green Mile
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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary. Men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.
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The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
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That was all a man needed: hope. It was lack of hope that discouraged a man.
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Nothing is worse than to finish a good shit, then reach over and find the toilet paper container empty. Even the most horrible human being on earth deserves to wipe his ass.
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She was consumed by 3 simple things:
drink, despair, loneliness; and 2 more:
youth and beauty.
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This is presented as a work of fiction and dedicated to nobody.
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Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
Kobe Bryant in Training Camp

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