ACJ’s Quote Database

Some of my favourite things expressed by others. Inspired by Quote Database. If you’re interested in my words, see my writing.

Art has to be forgotten: beauty must be realized.

Piet Mondriaan

A lot of effort went into making this effortless.

Mark Pelgrim

Things that are impossible just take longer.

Ian Hickson

Truth is One, though the Sages know it by many names.

Rig Veda

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.


No offense, but you are a stupid asshole.

Ron Burgundy

Art is the philosophy of the indescribable truth.

Camiel Coppens

Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.

Douglas Hofstadter

Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature.

Josef Albers

Realize that everything connects to everything else.

Leonardo Da Vinci

My common sense is tingling.


Finally, in conclusion, let me say just this.

Peter Sellers

I’m in the empire business.

Walter White

I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God.


Everything is (un)true.


Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, it’s forgivable to go ass to mouth.

Becky, Clerks II