and took a deep breath of the flower-scented air. It was dearer to her than her kin, better than a lover, wiser than a book. And for a moment she rediscovered the purpose of her life. She was here on earth to absorb its wild enchantment... ~Boris Pasternak, "Doctor Zhivago...
as undiscovered territory
but the truth was,
they met and they loved
where neither of them lived,
in the wild places between them,
in the swamps and wetlands,
in the untamed forests
and water-less deserts
on the outskirts of their lives.
And each time they met, each...
that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.
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ever-increasing wonder and awe, the more often and the more intensely the mind of thought is drawn to them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.”
~Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason
True confidence is quiet. It does not loudly announce itself, nor is it arrogant. It feels no need to flaunt or brag. It isn't about saying it, it is about being it. It has nothing to prove, it just is.
than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
"You gotta enjoy everything around you and enjoy everything that's going on. And don't take anything for granted because one minute it can be there and the next minute it's not and it happens so quick. You just got to appreciate everything. Treat your friends...
this contemptuous way, I mean people who entertain different opinions to mine. If there is one person I do despise more than, another, it is the man who does not think exactly the same on all topics, as I do."
- Jerome K. Jerome. "Idle thoughts from an Idle Fellow
Grief cannot be shared for it is mine alone.
Grief is a dying within me, a great emptiness, a frightening void. It is loneliness, a sickening sorrow at night, on awakening a terrible dread. Another’s words do not help. A reasoned argument explains little for having tried...
removing toxic people from your life. It doesn't matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, childhood friend or an employer. You don't have to make room for people who cause you pain or make you feel small. It's one thing of a person owns up to their behaviour and...
and dominance and submission in the right context is a passionate art. A muse which ignites the flame of femininity, enrapturing both partners in complete euphoria, magnifying both the masculine and the feminine in one tantalizing unit.~Sai Marie Johnson