"Oh, promises, their kind of promises can just destroy a life / Oh, promises, those kind of promises take all the joy from life" ~ Hal David/Burt Bacharach
“The more you can escape from how horrible things really are, the less it's going to bother you...and then, the worse things get.” ~ Frank Zappa
"Two divided by love / Can only be one / And one is a lonely number" ~ The Grass Roots
"Remember me, I was your fool / For really quite a long time / So I know how it feels to play / On the losin' end" ~ Michael McDonald
“Nothing is ever so wrong in this world that a sensible woman can't set it right in the course of an afternoon.” ~ Jean Giraudoux, "The Madwoman of Chaillot"
"Statistically there is enough voter fraud to sway zero elections." ~ Aasif Mandvi
"You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance." ~ Ray Bradbury
"Cry, cry if it makes you feel better / Set it all down in a tear-stained letter" ~ Richard Thompson, "Tear-Stained Letter"
Promises Made, Promises Unkempt
Literally just making it up as he goes along.