or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally, thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss...
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
with style. They give you the equipment that you need to be a functional ignoramus. American schools do not equip you to deal with things like logic; they don't give you the criteria by which to judge between good and bad in any medium or format; and they prepare you to be a...
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...
Like a river’s flow, it never ends. A childish mind will turn to noble ambition. Young love will become deep affection. The clear water’s surface reflects growth. Now listen to the Serenade of water to reflect upon yourself”- Sheik, Ocarina of Time.
already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” ― André GideWhich, of course, is rather unfair towards those asked or expected to tell things in their own words. Not only that, but of course, most quotes have been refined towards...
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....)
and I battle feelings
I have never wanted to exist inside of me.
I lack too much confidence and I carry too
much sadness and my body is full of stars
that never learned their name. I wear my
insecurities like pockets and I fill them
with my fears and my hands are growing tired...
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
those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful...
"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,