These Quotes Prove Sometimes Only A Curse Word Will Do

“Don't feel sorry for yourself. Only a**holes do that.”

Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


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“The planet is fine. The people are f**ked.”

George Carlin

“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”

W.C. Fields

“You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little f**ked up.”

Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides

“'Busy' is another word for 'a**hole'. 'A**hole' is another word for the guy you're dating.”

Greg Behrendt, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

“If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't f*ck 'em!”

John Waters

“Photoshop is just like makeup. When it’s done well it looks great, and when it’s overdone you look like a crazy a**hole.”

Tina Fey, Bossypants

“Play it f**kin' loud!”

Bob Dylan

“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by a**holes.”

William Gibson

“When you're not looking, somebody'll sneak up and write 'F*ck you' right under your nose.”

J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

“If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.”

David Sedaris, Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays

“Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to f*ck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.”

Roberto Bolano

"I just did some calculations, and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit”

John Green, Looking for Alaska

“FEAR stands for f*ck everything and run.”

Stephen King, Doctor Sleep

"The world is only broken into two tribes: the people who are a**holes and the people who are not.”

Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

“They're in love. F*ck the war.”

Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.”

Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

“A lot of people lacked that gift: knowing when to f*ck off.”

Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

"It's a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat shit and die.”

Hunter S. Thompson, Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

“People who live in glass houses should shut the f*ck up.”

Ernest Cline, Ready Player One

“If he wants to be an a**hole, it's a free country. Millions before him have made the same life choice.”

Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake

“Fiction’s about what it is to be a f**king human being.”

David Foster Wallace

“Any a**hole can chase a skirt, art takes discipline.”

Charles Bukowski

“How do people, like, not curse? How is it possible? There are these gaps in speech where you just have to put a 'f*ck.'"

Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

“When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'.”

Groucho Marx

“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”

Mark Twain

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”

John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

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