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I turn and turn in my cell like a fly that doesn't know where to die. - Antonio Gramsci
"Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless."
Lauren Oliver, Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. - Benjamin Franklin
“Now what state do you live in?'
― Bill Watterson, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”
– Abraham Lincoln
“Patience is a conquering virtue.”
― Geoffrey Chaucer
A people always ends by resembling its shadow. - Rudyard Kipling
“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.”
― William Faulkner, The Wild Palms
My life is a struggle. - Voltaire
"Every man dies. Not every man really lives" - William Wallace
"A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you."
When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them. - Evelyn Waugh
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
– Mahatma Gandhi
"I hunger for your sleek laugh and your hands the color of a furious harvest. I want to eat the sunbeams flaring in your beauty."
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood. - Henry David Thoreau
"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect."
"I do not think the measure of a civilization is how tall its buildings of concrete are, but rather how well its people have learned to relate to their environment and fellow man."
- Sun Bear, Chippewa
“The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.”
“Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot. - Stanley Kubrick
“Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can't strike them all by ourselves”
― Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate
I recognize my limits but when I look around I realize I am not living exactly in a world of giants. - Giulio Andreotti
“Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.” – Kurt Vonnegut
In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us. - Audre Lorde
“It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn't know what they mean to you.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign
This love is silent. - T. S. Eliot
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
– Mother Teresa
“When the sky’s falling, I take shelter under bullshit.”
― Scott Lynch, The Republic of Thieves
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method. - Herman Melville
"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?"
I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark. - Henry David Thoreau
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.-Plato
Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt. Nothing's so hard but search will find it out. - Robert Herrick
“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” — Benjamin Franklin
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. - Leonardo da Vinci
"Curiosity is gluttony. To see is to devour."
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown. - Matthew Henry
"Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die" - Herbert Hoover
“Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder”
― Stephenie Meyer, Twilight
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
"In The Doors we have both musicians and poets, and both know of each other's art, so we can effect a synthesis" - Robby Krieger
“But of the seven deadly sins, wrath is the healthiest - next only to lust.”
― Edward Abbey, Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
By blood a king, in heart a clown. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
"every loss, every mistake, was seared into her soul, creating a different kind of tattoo, one made from rage and abandonment, heart break and tears"
Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
" 'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."
Alfred Lord Tennyson
“Your memory feels like home to me.
So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.”
― Ranata Suzuki
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