Monthly Archives: November 2012


“According to communication researcher Will Shutz, all humans have three interpersonal needs: control, inclusion, and affection. We each have a need to control others and to be controlled by others. We also each have a need to be included in others’ lives or to include others in our lives. Finally, we each have a need for affection or being liked by others and the need to express our liking for others.”


Training and Development, text for Corporate and Instructional Media Class

This is one of my favorite quote and the only one I’ve ever been inspired by from a college textbook. It quickly describes some of the most basic human needs.

Three Interpersonal Needs


“We need much bigger pockets.. . pockets big enough for our family, our friends, people we havent met that we still want to protect.” Chapter 2, 44:00

“My life story is the story of everyone I’ve ever met” – Chater 4, 17:08

“idealistics means you live by what you think is right.- chapter 4, 46:12

“There are more place that you haven’t heard than you’ve heard of. – Chapter 4 58:20

“It;s not a horrible world, but it’s filled with a lot of horrible people” – Chapter 4 1:01:23

“I’ve lived long enought to know I’m not 100% about anything: – Chapter 4 1:02:03

“wouldn’t it be great if mattresses had spaces for your arm. So when you turned to your side you would fit just right.  . .  also it would make snuggling easier. . and making snuggling easier is important. ” – Chapter 5 24:20

“I feel too much. . .My insides don’t match up with my outsides. . . Maybe that’s what a person’s personality is, the difference of the inside vs the outside” – part 2 Chapter 1 35:40

“Dig deep into my bellybutton? . . . stomach anus”  part 2 chapter 1 39:55

“it’s the tragedy of loving. you can’t love anything more than something you miss” part 2 chapter 1 49:59

“You love an idea. .  I love our idea.. . That was the point, we were having an idea together. Life is scarier than death” Part 2 chapter 1 1:06:07

“I’m so afriad of losing something I love that i refuse to love anything. maybe that would’ve made the impossible, possible. but i couldnt do it. I buried too much, too deep inside of me” – part 2 chapter 1 1:08:00

“It’s hard for anyone . . . to spend more than a few minutes in Central Park without feeling that he or she is experiencing some tense, in addition to just the present.

Maybe we’re just missing the things we’ve lost. or hoping for what we want to come.” part 2 chapter 2 1:23:25

“I looked at everyone and wondered where they came from and who they missed and what they were sorry for ” chapter 2:19:46

empire state bulding

“why can’t people say what tey mean at the time. ” chapter 4 12:21

“It is my hope that our paths, however long and winding, will cross again. – chapter 4 13:27

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Quotes

Life of Pi Quotes


“I am who I am” – Chapter 5 :08

“It is true that those we meet can change us. sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterward. Even unto our names.” – chapter 5, :49

” All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving. It is part and parcel with the ability to adapt. without it, no species would survive- Chapter 10 1:27

“Animals don’t escape from somewhere but to something” – chapter 10 

“Why do people move. What makes them uproot and leave everything they’ve known for a great unknown beyond the horizon. Why climb this Mt. Everest of formalities that makes you feel like a beggar.why enter this jungle of foreignness, where everything is new, strange and difficult?

The answer is the same the world over. people move in the hope of a better life.” – Chapter 29 :00-:40

“I am a person who believes in form. in the harmony of order. where we can we must give things a meaningful shape. – Chapter 44, 3:55

“It is important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. otherwise you are left with words you should’ve said but never did. and your heart is heavy with remorse” – Chapter 44 4:15

“Doesn’t the telling of something always become a story. . . isn’t just looking upon this world something of an invention”

“The world isn’t just the way it is. it is how we understand it. No? and in understanding it, we bring something to it. Doesn’t that make life a story? – chapter 49 16:00