Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Troubled heart beating in a sequin dress

Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us— Pablo Neruda

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
-Nikos Kazantzakis

There’s nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility is being superior to your former self.

It is not impossibilities which fill us with the deepest despair, but possibilities which we have failed to realize.
-Robert Mallett

The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care.
-Hugh Macleod

Art is not a matter of pointing up alternatives but rather of resisting, solely through artistic form, the course of the world, which continues to hold a pistol to the heads of human beings.
-Theodor Adorno

I dreamed about you, baby.
It was just the other night.
Most of you was naked
Ah, but some of you was light.

- Leonard Cohen

Coherence and closure are deep human desires that are presently unfashionable. But they are always both frightening and enchantingly desirable.
-A.S. Byatt

There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.

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