Quotes

Something to get by

  • “I don’t want you thinking I’m bothered or anything about last night. I don’t want your phone number, or letters or postcards. I don’t want to get married to you. Definitely don’t want to have your babies. Whatever happens tomorrow, we’ve had today. And if we should bump into each other sometime in the future, well that’s fine too. We’ll be friends.” – Emma Morley to Dexter Mayhew (One Day)
  • You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. – Albert Camus
  • “Now there’s nothing wrong with mastering skills, with wanting to do your best and to be the best. What’s wrong is what the system leaves out: which is to say, everything else. I don’t mean that by choosing to excel in math, say, you are failing to develop your verbal abilities to their fullest extent, or that in addition to focusing on geology, you should also focus on political science, or that while you’re learning the piano, you should also be working on the flute. It is the nature of specialization, after all, to be specialized. No, the problem with specialization is that it narrows your attention to the point where all you know about and all you want to know about, and, indeed, all you can know about, is your specialty… The problem with specialization is that it makes you into a specialist. It cuts you off, not only from everything else in the world, but also from everything else in yourself. ” – William Deresiewicz
  • They said creative people are more prone to suicide. Take for example Marilyn Monroe, Vincent Van Gogh, Kurt Cobain, and the like.
  • She dreams a lot. She dreams of Ondines and falling maidens and houses burning in the night. But search her dreams all you like and you’ll never find Prince Charming. No knight on a white horse gallops into her dreams to carry her away. When she dreams of love, she dreams of smashed potatoes. – Love, Stargirl (Jerry Spinelli)
  • ‘Cause I couldn’t live without sunsets that dazzle in the dusk. So I’ll drag the anchor up and rest assured, ’cause dreams don’t turn to dust. – Owl City (Dreams Don’t Turn To Dust)
  • Ang nakaraan ay tapos, ang kinabukasan ay wala, at ang kasalukuyan ay dahan-dahang dumudulas sa ating mga palad. – Sir Roy Tolentino
  • Love me when I least deserve it because that’s when I really need it. – Swedish Proverb
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