"If you read my blog, you know I’m a pilates freak. And by pilates, I mean waffles."
The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour is 61,000
"I don’t know about “truths.” A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells, the less you know"
"I will be your child to hold
And you be me when I am old
The world grows cold
The heathen rage
The story’s told
Turn the page."
"The man smiled at him a sly smile. As if they knew a secret between them, these two. Something of age and youth and their claims and the justice of those claims. And of their claims upon them. The world past, the world to come. Their common transciencies. Above all a knowing deep in the bone that beauty and loss are one."
|A:||Maybe. Anyway, some men get what they want|
|B:||No man. Or perhaps only briefly so as to lose it. Or perhaps only to prove to the dreamer that the world of his longing made real is no longer that world at all.|
"I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy."
"I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird."
“regret is a huge feeling that can encompass pain and sorrow. it is the acknowledgment of the unfulfilled potential of a situation”
“anxiety: the feeling of facing an uncertain existential threat”
“Humility is a lack of pomposity and arrogance. It is the recognition that all people are fallible, that we are all a combination of strengths and weaknesses.”
“Human independence is the primary condition in ethical decision-making and in any objective analysis of the facts. Individuals demonstrate independence when, in a decision-making process, they choose to free themselves as much as possible from their conditioning. Insofar as this operation assumes a degree of lucidity that allows us to judge objectively and to decide what direction to take, it will be understood that making ethical decisions is difficult”
"Anything that doesn’t take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing"
Acnestis (n.)- On an animal, the point of the back that lies between the shoulders and the lower back, which cannot be reached to be scratched