Tag: Northern Exposure

Words are a heavy thing…they weigh you down. If birds talked, they couldn’t fly. —Sy Rosen and Christian Williams, Northern Exposure

George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? —Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994

Rain usually makes me feel mellow: curl up in a corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today… it just makes me feel wet. What is it about owning things? Why do we feel the need to own what we love, and why do we become such jerks when we do? We’ve all been there, you

Well, you’re either lovers or you’re wanting to be lovers or you’re trying not to be lovers so you can be friends, but any way you look at it, sex is always

The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide.
—Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Crime and Punishment, 1992

It’s funny, to me, the way people refer to childbirth as a miraculous event. A miracle is something that defies nature.  Only, childbirth has got to be the most natural thing in the world. Top three anyway.  But, on the other hand, when

You know that’s the nature of a family holiday, to make a single man feel disenfranchised. You’re made to feel like a hungry vagrant with

It’s just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we’re all

Goethe’s final words: “More light.” Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that’s been our unifying cry: “More light.” Sunlight. Torchlight. Candlight. Neon. Incandescent. Lights that banish the darkness from our caves, to illuminate our roads, the insides

Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don’t necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk. —Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure

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