TRAINSPOTTING BOOK QUOTES

“Choose Life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers…Choose your future. Choose life.”

“We were all on the brink of madness, but none of us knew it.”

“It’s not funny anymore, this society has beaten me, you’ve beaten me, I’m beaten, I’m, I’m, I’m…”

“Take the best orgasm you’ve ever had, multiply it by a thousand, and you’re still nowhere near it.”

“It’s the way I feel at that moment; like a racehorse with a lead. And all I need in the whole world is someone to pass me the baton.”

“I don’t blame society, society doesn’t really exist – it’s just a name for a large number of individuals.”

“People think it’s all about misery and desperation and death and all that shite, which is not to be ignored, but what they forget is the pleasure of it.”

“We’re all doomed. Doomed to carry the burden of existence to the end.”

“Bad choices make good stories.”

“Choose your future, choose life. But why would I want to do a thing like that?”

“I chose not to choose life: I chose something else. And the reasons? There are no reasons. Who needs reasons when you’ve got heroin?”

“Smack just wears off and you’ve always got to get more, so in effect, you’re sold into slavery, so I stopped.” 25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY QUOTES FOR FRIENDS

“You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet.”

“We’re all slaves to our own desires, never truly free.”

“Who needs reasons when you’ve got heroin?”

“Get a job? Fuck off! I want to get out of this rat hole. I want to see the world.”

“You start to think the way they want you to think. You act the way they want you to act. You become who they want you to be.”

“When you’re young, all you want is power, the face on the poster, the screaming ego.”

“No matter what you say, no matter how you explain it, people still can’t understand. They just don’t get it.”

“We’re here to drink, to fight, to fuck, and to consume.”

“You’re an addict, so be addicted. Just be addicted to something else.”

“The world is changing and we’re all going down the toilet.”

“Take the best orgasm you’ve ever had, multiply it by a thousand, and you’re still nowhere near it.”