"And the Christmas bells that ring there are the clanging chimes of doom / Well tonight thank God it's them instead of you" ~ Band Aid, "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
"Cycle repeat to the lesson get learned, man / You play with fire, your bridges get burnt, man / Standoff, only making this worse" ~ Illy, "Papercuts"
"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts." ~ Abraham Lincoln
"Cry, cry if it makes you feel better / Set it all down in a tear-stained letter" ~ Richard Thompson, "Tear-Stained Letter"
"No alarms and no surprises, please" ~ Radiohead
"So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere." ~ Beatrice Potter Webb
"It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it." ~ Sophocles
"Mirror in the bathroom / Please talk free / The door is locked / Just you and me" ~ The Beat, "Mirror in the Bathroom"
"And everyone's ashamed of the person that I have become / And I’m the one to blame / I let it get to this point" ~ Free Throw, "The Fix Is In"
"But it's the beginning of the end / Tell myself I'm winning / But it's pointless to pretend" ~ Todd Rundgren, "Beginning (Of the End)"