surgeries: Why did sine and cosine go to the beach? To get a tan.
Excerpt from interview with Ke$ha in Metro Magazine (a Philly publication): —————————————————————— Pat Healy: How much longer does it take to get ready now that your costuming is so elaborate? Ke$ha: It took no time not to shower before. And it still takes no time...
The purpose of relationship is not to have another who might complete you; but...– Conversations With God, Neale Donald Walsch
I’m tired of hearing America is the best at this or the best at that all the...– Michael Hawkins, Thought of the day (For the Sake of Science, 10 Mar 2011)
Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and...– The Velvetine Rabbit (via squirrelgrrl)
The journey is the destination.
I ended up here for reasons I don’t know. I’m unsure where exactly I will find myself next. Life is an adventure, indeed.
If we have no peace it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each...– Mother Teresa
Lessons learned this evening
I can’t melt spoons very well to make roses. I’m a ritz, not a saltine. Oh, and there’s just a lot of mystery and intrigue in my life and this world if I maintain my sense of wonder. ‘night.
You know those things about yourself that you’re self conscious of? Those quirks...– ~ Terry Border (via conflictingheart)
I often don’t think about the growth I’ve done in a lifetime. Well, the lifetime I’ve had thus far. The most minute experience can really shape a human being, even if you don’t realize it. If I’m truly honest with myself, I can safely say I’ve lived a life that has been shrouded by the comfort of suburbia, where oftentimes things can look pretty idyllic....
Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. Love...– Fyodor Dostoevsky
You make your plans and then a great wind comes along and you begin again.– Laurie Wagner (via messycanvas)
Take your pain and turn it into service.– Bishop Desmond Tutu
Whatttttt. strle: This is out of control- a mom in Wisconsin started basket weaving with starburst wrappers and then spent SIX YEARS making a dress that her daughter is wearing to prom. Thanks to Ari Levine for sending me this link. He knows me too well.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to...– T. S. Eliot
Didn’t know that when you look at the stars at night, the actual stars are no...– This sort of thing really puts me in awe :)
How does it save the world to reject unabashed joy when it is joy that saves us?...– Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts (via messycanvas)
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.– Charles de Montesquieu
I want to know your story. I want to hear your talk for hours on end about your life experiences. The things that built you up. The things that broke you down. The things that made your mind stretch. I want to know you. The not so pretty parts. The glorious triumphs and victories. The defeats that taught you something necessary. The hopes you hold onto… and those that have been dashed and...
I don’t even know what that term means.– White House Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, upon being told by the Huffington Post that his concern for the safety of bikers made him sound like a hipster. (via officialssay)
…I think positive emotion trumps negative emotion every time. We all yearn...– Cobb, in Inception
You simulatenously put me utterly at ease and make...
And I think that’s what I like.
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Love this. Think I need to read the book he’s quoting. I wish I could practice forgiveness so easily myself.
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to...– Robert Hughes (via messycanvas)
A child's view of war →
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.– Albert Camus
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse...– Albert Camus
today was rough.
Today was really one of those days that challenged me and my strength. It’s not even about things that happen to me. Things that happen around me. Things that happen to people I care about. I hurt when I see other people in pain. It doesn’t really matter to me where they are in life, what they may have done in the past, whatever. Something derails them or their lives (or worse...
I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the...– Gustave Moreau
a long overdue personal but splendidly vague entry
This is what I’m good at. Talking in cryptic generalities and concepts to express what I’m feeling without being too forthright, and thereby expose my vulnerability. But I am vulnerable. Far more than any of you may realize. I put on a good facade, sure. But let’s face it—beyond the appearance of confidence, stability, self-assurance, or anything like that… there is...
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s...– Pablo Picasso
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I rejoice in other’s successes, knowing there is plenty for us all.– Louise Hay
If our days could be filled with small rebellions Senseless, brutal acts of...– Jars of Clay, “Small Rebellions”
I’m not like that. I love the moment, the snapshot, the accident.– Alison Mosshart of The Kills on the music making process
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.– On a sign at a local hardware store. Amen! :)