"We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories."
"We look up at the same stars, and see such different things."
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A true friend is someone who says nice things behind your back."
— Anthony Hall
"Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic."
"So the universe is not quite as you thought it was.
You’d better rearrange your beliefs, then. Because you certainly can’t rearrange the universe."
— Isaac Asimov
"Once, Picasso was asked what his paintings meant. He said, “Do you ever know what the birds are singing? You don’t. But you listen to them anyway.” So, sometimes with art, it is important just to look."
— Marina Abramović
"Those who cannot conceive of Friendship as a substantive love but only as a disguise or elaboration of Eros betray the fact that they have never had a Friend."
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves, “Friendship” (via outlawroad)
Even C.S. Lewis thinks the FriendZone is an idiotic concept.
"Human language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, when all the time we are longing to move the stars to pity."
"Some people say, ‘Never let them see you cry.’ I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone."