Category Archives: life

If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. ~Sylvia Plath … Continue reading

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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others. ~Lewis Carroll

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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. ~Henry Ford

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If we load too many expectations on ourselves to live extraordinary lives, such as waiting for some undying passion to come our way, we stagger under the burden of our dreams. ~Sally Brampton

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The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and … Continue reading

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Consider the possibility that you are not you. Or rather that you are not the little self that you perceive yourself to be, with your small story and your passing struggles. Consider the possibility that you are an instrument of … Continue reading

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The journey itself is my home. ~Matsuo Bashō

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