Don't be ridiculous, Charlie, people love the parents who beat their kids in department stores. It's the ones who just let their kids wreak havoc that everybody hates.
When it appeared that even the most passive-aggressive attempts would not work, Charlie resorted to the ultimate Beta Male Attack, which was to tolerate Alvin and Mohammed's presence, but to resent the hell out of them and drop snide remarks whenever he had the chance.
She hugged me and I could feel the heat rise in my face, either from shame or love, like there was a difference.
Everyone is happier if they have someone else to look down on, as well as someone to look up to, especially if they resent both.
So hey, once Joshua heals your brother, you want to go do something, get some pomegranate juice, a falafel,or get married or something?
In fact, he sorely hoped that it would happen, because otherwise, the world made no sense, there was no justice, and life was just a tangled ball of chaos.
All fear comes from trying to see the future, Biff. If you know what is coming, you aren't afraid.
That's the difference between irony and sarcasm. Irony can be spontaneous, while sarcasm requires volition. You have to create sarcasm.
Like most Beta Males, he didn't realize that being a good guy was not necessarily an attraction to women.
Lonliness evaporated off of them like the steam off dry ice, and by morning it was just a cloud on the ceiling of the room, then gone with the light.
This story is not and never was meant to challenge anyone's faith; however, if one's faith can be shaken by stories in a humorous novel, one may have a bit more praying to do.
Most of us don't live our lives with one, integrated self that meets the world, we're a whole bunch of selves.
Confucius is like the Torah, rules to follow. And Lao-Tzu is even more conservative, saying that if you do nothing you won't break any rules. You have to let tradition fall sometime, you have to take action, you have to eat bacon.
Why is it one can busta rhyme or busta move anywhere, but one must busta cap in someone's ass?
Mr. Asher, you can resist who you are for only so long. Finally, you just decide to go with fate.
He invented Kung Fu when translated to English means method by which short, bald guys can kick the bejeezus out of you.
Mr. Fresh sat down on the stool behind the counter and stared into the eyes of the cardboard cutout of Cher, hoping to find answers there. But the bitch was holding out.
I'll bet he was myrrh. Bastard, he brings the cheapest gift and now he wants to sodomize me.
You cannot believe what you do not believe, Rumi siad. I am an Untouchable because my karma dictates it.
Oh, sweetie, I'm sorry, you can't have a baby brother, because that would mean that Daddy had sex, and that's never going to happen again.
I'm thinking of being a professional mourner. How hard can it be? Tear at your hair, sing a dirge or two, take the rest of the week off.
Okey dokey, fire up the blender, let's make a furry-flurry smoothie out of that squirrel!
It's hard for me, a Jew, to stay in the moment. Without the past, where is the guilt? And without the future, where is the dread? And without guilt and dread, who am I?
One of them hissed-not the hiss of a cat, a long, steady tone-more like the hiss of air escaping the rubber raft that is all that lies between you and a dark sea full of sharks, the hiss of your life leaking out at the seams.
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