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    Our team is good at getting dressed real quick, because we're the type of team that wears their uniforms all day.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: real 
     
    all right buddah gets a backstage pass but all his friends have to pay
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: friends  right 
     
    There are times when the vehicle is in the ready mode, there are no indications externally that the vehicle can move and yet if someone accidentally hits the pedal, say when someone's inside, the car will move.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: time 
     
    If you are a parent, if you are an educator, there are very many good and powerful reasons to take children onto the Internet, but you have to be involved with them-you cannot expect government authorities or industry authorities or other people to do your job for you, and that is to help guard your children against some of these things that are occurring out there.
    — Jim Carroll
    I love this mansion, though it is too many windows ...to open halfway each morning ...to close halfway each night.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: night 
     
    Violence is so terribly fast . . . the most perverse thing about the movies is the way they portray it in slow motion, allowing it to be something sensuous . . . the viewer's lips slightly wet as the scene plays out. Violence is nothing like that. It is lightning fast, chaotic, and totally intangible.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: violence  movie 
     
    Little kids shoot marbles where the branches break the sun into graceful shafts of light" I just want to be pure.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: kids 
     
    It's too late to fall in love with Sharon Tate / But it's too soon to ask me for the words I want carved on my tomb.
    — Jim Carroll
    I was a Catholic boy, redeemed through pain, not through joy,
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: pain  joy  boys 
     
    My voice has a quiver/ A quiver is where you keep arrows until you shoot them.
    — Jim Carroll
    Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: death  chance  dreams  black 
     
    You're growing up. And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth. And it's good that there is rain. It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions, and it clears the streets of the silent armies... so we can dance.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: earth  rules  rain  dance  sorry 
     
    I'll Die For Your Sins If You Live For mine.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: live  die  sin 
     
    You see, you just don't know I'm here to give you my heart And you want some fashion show
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: fashion  heart 
     
    On a whim, he stopped and bought a watch from a sidewalk vendor. Normally, Billy could not abide keeping time, especially when it was attached to one's body. Time was like a relentlessly needy lapdog one had to haul around. It barked too much and had no sense of loyalty.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: time  body  loyalty 
     
    It was a dream, not a nightmare, a beautiful dream I could never imagine in a thousand nods. There was a girl next to me who wasn't beautiful until she smiled and I felt that smile come at me in heat waves following, soaking through my body and out my finger tips in shafts of color and I knew somewhere in the world, somewhere, that there was love for me.
    — Jim Carroll
    Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.
    — Jim Carroll
    tags: conscience 
     
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