quotes

  • she did not need much - “She did not need much, wanted very little. A kind word, sincerity, fresh air, clean water, a garden, kisses, books to read, sheltering arms, a cozy bed, and to love and be loved in return.” – Starra Neely Blade 
  • a quiet secluded life - “A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such […]
  • lush and slow - “I want to live so densely, lush and slow in the next few years, that a year becomes ten years, and my past becomes only a page in the book of my life.” – Nayyirah Waheed 
  • books - “Books on the bookshelves And stacked on the floor Books kept in baskets And propped by the door Books in neat piles And in disarray Books tucked in closets And books on display Books filling crannies And books packed in nooks Books massed in windows And mounded in crooks Libraries beckon And bookstores invite But […]
  • wild and free - “in short, all good things are wild and free.” – henry david thoreau, walking (1862)
  • maybe a relationship - Maybe a relationship is just two idiots who don’t know a damn thing except the fact that they’re willing to figure it out together. (Source: c0ntemplations)
  • flow - “those who flow as life flows know they need no other force” – Lao Tzu
  • happiness - “Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.” – Isaac Asimov
  • emotional, loving, beautiful… - “When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty.” – Stevie Nicks 
  • feminisim - “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” – G.D Anderson 
  • little yellow house - “She wished she had a little yellow house of her own, with a flower box full of real flowers and herbs – pansies and rosemary – and a sweet lover who would swing dance with her in the evenings and cook pasta and read poetry aloud.” ― Francesca Lia Block, Violet & Claire
  • monday inspiration - If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
  • monday inspiration - This life is too short, do not wait for tomorrow. Believe in today. Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson
  • monday inspiration - Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? — L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
  • monday inspiration - So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. CHRISTOPHER REEVE
  • colorful - I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings. But any story will do. Katherine Applegate 
  • monday inspiration - Try to say nothing negative about anybody for three days, for forty-five days, for three months. See what happens to your life. unknown
  • monday inspiration - Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (p. 148)
  • be silly - Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. Rose Franken
  • monday inspiration - Let go of your need for perfection, just seek to be present in everything you do Unknown
  • monday inspiration - Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every day is a fresh start. Each day is a new beginning. Every morning we wake up is the first day of the rest of our life. Unknown
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  • monday inspiration - You’ve got to love yourself with all your short comings, and you’ve got to love the world no matter how bad it gets. Joan Bauer
  • will i be pretty? - “This, this is about my own some-day daughter. When you approach me, already stung-stayed with insecurity, begging, ‘Mom, will I be pretty? Will I be pretty?’ I will wipe that question from your mouth like cheap lipstick and answer, ‘No! The word pretty is unworthy of everything you will be, and no child of mine […]
  • a writer - As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says ‘you are nothing’, I will be a writer. Hunter S. Thompson
  • exploring - “We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time. Through the unknown, remembered gate, when the last of earth left to discover is that which was the beginning.” T.S. Eliot
  • anyone else - “What I have with you, I don’t want with anyone else.” Unknown
  • monday inspiration - I like beginnings because they’re so full of promise. The first page of a book, the first day of a job, the first time you buy yourself flowers, the first date with a new man, the first touch, the first kiss, the first kick of a good liquor, the first moment you hold your own […]
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  • monday inspiration - We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. -Max De Pree
  • monday inspiration - Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure. Stephen King
  • monday inspiration - The forces that tend for evil are great and terrible, but the forces of truth and love and courage and honesty and generosity and sympathy are also stronger than ever before. It is a foolish and timid, no less than a wicked thing, to blink the fact that the forces of evil are strong, but […]
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  • style is… - Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. Orson Welles
  • monday inspiration - I hereby arm myself for today with coffee and the willingness to be wrong. Audrey Assad 
  • these kisses of mine - Where do you want them and how long should they linger, these kisses of mine? Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson
  • lips - I swear that when our lips touch, I can taste the next 60 years of my life. Rudy Francisco, Love Poem  
  • education - I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories. Ray […]
  • to my daughter - To my daughter I will say, ‘See your beauty without a compliment or a mirror.’ ‘Blind’ by Della Hicks-Wilson  
  • nonsense - I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. Dr. Seuss
  • it’s not a priority - Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels. Often, that’s a perfectly adequate explanation. I have time to iron my sheets, I just don’t want to. But other things are harder. Try it: “I’m not going to edit your résumé, sweetie, because it’s not a […]
  • women are not free - Women are not free anywhere in this world until all women in the world are free Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2011 
  • presence + absence - The best feeling in the world is knowing your presence and absence both mean something to someone. Unknown 
  • most beautiful - He found her most beautiful not when she was all fancied up, but when she wasn’t. When she was lying on the carpet, her hair all a mess, laughing about something that had happened years ago. When she wasn’t trying to impress anyone and taken down that wall that she had built for most people. […]
  • i write - I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say. – Flannery O’Connor 
  • when they see us dance… - “When they see us dance. When they see how you look at me. When they see how I smile at you.” – The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory
  • paradox - I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes. Ferdinand von Schrubentaufft
  • abundance - Acknowledging the good that is already in your life is the foundation for all abundance. Eckhart Tolle 
  • define - I do not think I’m easy to define. I have a wandering mind. And I’m not anything that you think I am. Syd Barrett
  • enthusiasm - We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley
  • judging - If you spend too much time trying to find out what is good or bad about someone else, you’ll forget your own soul and end up exhausted and defeated by the energy you have wasted in judging others. Paulo Coelho
  • march days - It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade great expectations by charles dickens
  • dream - “Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.” Marsha Norman
  • laughing - Nothing feels as good to me as laughing incredibly hard. Steve Carell
  • laughter - I enjoy making people laugh. The trick is to tell them jokes against yourself. If you praise yourself, your stories aren’t funny. Michael Caine

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