"The book of love is long and boring. No-one can lift the damn thing. It's full of charts and facts and figures, and instructions for dancing. But I... I love it when you read it to me." - The Magnetic Fields, 1999.
"Happy people don't keep diaries", I said to Daisy this morning in bed.
"Then why are you keeping one?"
"I'm thinking of writing an autobiography"
"Darling, I think that your fantastically interesting, but I don't think other people will. I mean, you live in a pigsty with your wife and baby, bike to work, bike back, play with Gracie, work on the garden, go to bed, read, make love, and sleep. What's there to write about?" " - Adrian Mole. (Adapted from 'Adrian Mole And The Weapons Of Mass Destruction' by Sue Townsend, 2004.
"Why should I not publish my diary? I have often seen reminiscences of people I have never even heard of, and I fail to see -- because I do not happen to be a 'Somebody' -- why my diary should not be interesting." - Charles Pooter. (From 'Diary of a Nobody' by George and Weedon Grossmith, 1892)
"I want to keep this story for me to look back at, and for others to look at, and hopefully it will make us think, and hopefully it will make us wiser, and thats fantastic." - Rodger Skelton, 2001.