"Love divided by any number equals infinity."
- Claudia Richards
What mom said to me when I questioned which of her two daughters she loved more. We had battled over sharing an order of french fries at "Cohen's Hot Dogs" . . . rapidly eating them to grab an advantage over the...
because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect. - Ellen
Consciously, you've forgotten it.
That's the way the human mind works.
Whenever something is too unpleasant, to shameful for us
to entertain, we reject it.
We erase it from our memories.
But the imprint is always there."
my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life." - John Lennon
but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me." - Bob Marley
..you speak it well. Perhaps we do have something more in common that I realized. I bow to your wisdom.
"I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself."
"My life is not an apology, but a life. It is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it be of a lower strain, so it be genuine and equal, than that it should be glittering and unsteady." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.
A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet...
If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy...
Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
"All that is gold does not glitter,
not all those who wander are lost;
the old that is strong does not wither,
deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
a light from the shadows shall spring;
renewed shall be blade that was broken,
when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down...
and had to share it:
"The hardest part of walking away is accepting that your love isn't enough to inspire change. One day you realize you were fighting to love someone more than you fought to love yourself." ---- Sarah Jakes
(Amen to that....)
another thing to keep making it. I knew what happened when you let yourself get close to someone, when you started to believe they loved you: you'd be disappointed. Depend on someone and you might as well admit you are going to be crushed, because when you need them, they...
while ago and he dropped a bomb on me with this quote when I foolishly brought up, "What's the answer to life?"
I remember him looking at me for a few seconds and saying, "You are asking me to solve an answer, like trying to find the answer to 42. Life is not a question, it's...