In the end we had the pieces of the puzzle, but no matter how we put them...– Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides
Lose Your Soul by Dead Man’s Bones
Start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there’ll always be...– A bit of writing advice from Neil Gaiman
We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never...– Richard Dawkins
If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we...– Ivan Turgenev
I descended the steps of this fire escape for a last time and followed, from...– The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams
Love Sonnet XVII by Pablo Neruda
I do not love you as if you were a salt rose, or topaz or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off. I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul. I love you as the plant that never blooms but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers; thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance, risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body. I...
I feel like there’s a correlation between the sentiment behind the phrase “people are way too sensitive these days” and the fact that all too often it is uttered by the absolute worst kind of person
Xavier breath and stop complaining. Have I ever told you about my friend Xavier? Strange story, his. Yes, okay I’ve told you. I’m sorry, it just helps me. Xavier who? Xavier was a client of mine when I was working at the firm. Xavier. Very unique case. Knock knock. This is a Memento joke.
Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Young people who pretend to be wise...– Stephen Colbert
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is...– Pericles
The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a...– Alan Bennett, The History Boys: The Film
Resilience in psychology refers to the idea of an individual’s tendency to cope with stress and adversity. This coping may result in the individual “bouncing back” to a previous state of normal functioning, or using the experience of exposure to adversity to produce a “steeling effect” and function better than expected (much like an inoculation gives one the capacity to cope well with...
There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the...– Dracula by Bram Stoker
I am too pure for you or anyone.– Sylvia Plath