We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a...– Martin Luther King Jr. (via glynnthomas)
I continue to struggle with feeling life too strongly. Every emotion I experience is escalated, as if I’m living underneath a microscope. The problem is that once the sun begins shining, I should become joyful and warm, but instead I let it burn me up and fry me from the inside out.
Saw One Day tonight. I loved both the book and the movie, despite the general tone of sadness I felt throughout both. They missed their middle. Primarily because he couldn’t get his life together. It’s meant to be a love story, but it’s actually quite the tragedy.
Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with...– Saul Bellow, Ravelstein (via llibre)
My life looks as if it had been wasted for want of chances! When I see what you...– Tess of the D’urbervilles - Thomas Hardy (via quote-book)
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The...– Robin Williams (via aphroditeswinter)
I’m so terrified of the future. Here I am at the ripe age of 22 in a masters of theology program that would seem to provide endless opportunities, yet I can’t shake the feeling that I’m running myself into a wall. I felt a strange desperation while my undergraduate degree was ending, because I realized the limitations of a religious studies degree. I continue to feel that...
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.– Mark Twain (via kari-shma)
I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give...– Jack Kerouac (via ireadintothings)
In all things it is better to hope than to despair.– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (via girlwithoutwings)
I’ll hold your hand during the storm, if you promise to sit back and enjoy it.– I Wrote This For You: The Science In The Sky (via kari-shma)
If you can capture a woman’s imagination, then you will have her. But...– Kathleen Tessaro (via kari-shma)
So I’m standing in this cute store called Hot ‘N Cold in Hillsboro today. It’s a small cafe with coffee, ice cream, and herbal tea made out of ground up flowers. As I’m waiting in line, I’m staring at the bewildering menu and deciding what I’d like to get, and a cute, tall hipster with a skateboard walks in. He has ear buds in and seems to be spaced out as he...
In bad times and good, I have never lost my sense of zest for life.– Walt Disney (via jonathonhosea)