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    The world is your oyster... ...too bad you're allergic to shellfish.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: world  bad 
     
    And when they start talking, and they always do, you find that each of them has a story they want to tell. Everyone, no matter how old or young, has some lesson they want to teach. And I sit there and listen and learn all about life from people who have no idea how to live it.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: people  lessons  live  young  learn  stories  ideas 
     
    In the long term everyone traffics in foregone conclusions, and in the short term they just get drunk. This is the way it has always been. Some half-assed ambiguity masquerading as mystery is all anybody's really looking for.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: mystery 
     
    It's like someone who prays every night saying God's a good listener. Just because you're talking to us doesn't mean we're listening. With me and God, you never really know.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: listening  night  saying  god  pray 
     
    If Tolstoy were alive today and working at Panopticon Insurance, he'd say that all insurance companies are the same, then throw himself through an eighteenth story window and plunge to his death in a hail of glass and shattered dignity" (70).
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: death  stories  company 
     
    Cowardice, when done correctly, can be its own kind of bravery.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: bravery 
     
    There comes a time in every man's life when he wakes up drunk on the toilet and begins to doubt the choices he has made. and when that time comes at least twice a day, every day. something needs to be done.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: time  choice  doubt  toilet 
     
    Mockery when done without prejudice or discretion, can be a form of respect. It's the closest we'll ever come to true equality.
    — Paul Neilan
    But really it's condescending and patronizing not to make fun of someone because they're old or stupid or crippled or morbidly obese. Banged up people don't want your pity. They just want to be treated like everyone else. Mockery, when done without prejudice or discretion, can be a form of respect. It's the closest we'll ever come to true equality.
    — Paul Neilan
    Lying to other people is fine and usually funny, but lying to yourself is tacky.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: people  funny  lying 
     
    Anybody can make something up and have it sound believable. The hard part is remembering all the lies you've told, and all the people you've told them to, and then living the lies that have become your life.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: people  living  lies 
     
    If stealing a few saltshakers was wrong I didn't want to be right.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: right  wrong 
     
    I hate bananas. I just hate them. But I also think a banana suit is the funniest fruit costume a person can wear.
    — Paul Neilan
    tags: people  hate 
     
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