Callahan's Crosstime Saloon Quotes.

1. "Some guys step on a rake in the dark, and get mad and go punch somebody. Others step on a rake in the dark and fall down laughing at themselves. I know which kind of guy I'd rather be. So do my friends."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

2. "Just as there are laws of Conservation of Matter and Energy, so there are in fact Laws of Conservation of Pain and Joy. Neither can ever be created or destroyed. But one can be converted into the other."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

3. "there's nothing in the human heart or mind, no place no matter how twisted or secret, that can't be endured - if you have someone to share it with."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

4. "Shared sorrow is lessened, shared joy is increased"
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

5. "And there's this place called college! I mean, they want you to care, dig it, care about this education trip, and they don't care enough themselves to make it as attractive as the crap game across the street!"
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

6. "The problems of today's youth were no longer a Sunday supplement, or a news broadcast, or anything so remote and intangible. They were suddenly become a dirty, shivering boy, who told us that in this world we had built for him with our sweat and our blood, he was not only tired of living, but so unscared of dying that he did it daily, sometimes for recreation."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

7. "Progress is something with no pity, and no purpose. It just happens. It chews up all you ever knew, and spits out things you can't understand, and the only value it seems to have is to make a few people a lot of money."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

8. "it's better than a stick in the eye"
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

9. "He smiled like a sun lamp."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

10. "Hey Jake. I got an idea.' 'Be gentle with it,' the Doc grinned. 'It's in a strange place."
- Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

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