How long until you become something different than what you are not? Let me interrupt your search for that someone among strangers who has gone deeper than you. Don’t go to them, don’t kiss their hand, don’t talk. They haven’t really gone deeper, they are just craving to collapse, and determined to drag you with them.– Page read by LuLu LoLo.
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I sometimes struggle with the words “I am”. What’s the real point of their existence? When you turn the worst point of your self-pity, you start realizing of your true and ultimate duty in life: analyzing your own demise and determining how quickly you can get there. That’s when you start using the words “I am” more frequently.– Page read by JACQUELINE SUSKIN.
There are always going to be those who cannot stand you. They think the worst of you. You become so irritating to them. It doesn’t matter what you do.
I’m more inclined to strive towards a quiet hand, a gentle tongue, and a strong heart, rather than a strong hand, a quiet tongue, and a gentle heart. But sometimes that doesn’t happen.
Day after day worried about having a career, increasing your market value, growing older, wasting time. And then, in the end, does it matter how you lived? It seems like in the end, when the only thing left is regret, everyone seeks forgiveness for a life lived in worry.
I feel lucky that I’m still able to sleep in my childhood bedroom when I go visit my parents. At first it feels like I’ve been around the block and everything about it seems small. But then I get overwhelmed by a sense of belonging and closeness.
I grew up not seeing any food served during funerals, but now I think serving some tea and light refreshments to positively pique emotions during such sorrowful times is a great idea.
You don’t step into the same river twice… it is constantly moving.
Deceiving yourself is more influencial than someone else deceiving you.
Always say goodbye with respect and dignity.
It’s very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present.
When I drive a conversation from point A to point B I always take the longest possible road.
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.” ~ Andre Dubus
If you can read this… Congratulations! You are alive. You’re not a ghost.