When They Find Out

I don’t have my own words to explain this. I don’t need them.

“My dear,
Find what you love and let it kill you.
Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.
Let it kill you and let it devour your remains.
For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it’s much better to be killed by a lover.
~ Falsely yours”
-Bukowski

“My father could have been a great comedian, but he didn’t believe that that was possible for him, and so he made a conservative choice. Instead, he got a safe job as an accountant, and when I was 12 years old, he was let go from that safe job and our family had to do everything we could to survive. I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which is you can fail at what you don’t want, so why not take a chance at doing what you love?”
-Jim Carrey

“If you really want something, you don’t stop for anyone or anything until you get it.”
— Blair Waldort

“You have to be odd to be number one.”
— Dr. Seuss

“But there are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely — or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands.”
— Oscar Wilde

“So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.”
— Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

“There is only one success… to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it.” -Christopher Morley, Where the Blue Begins, 1922

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. ”
-Rosa Park

“She’s figured out all her doubts were someone else’s point of view”
-Green Day

“If success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not live in your heart, it is not success at all.”
-Anna Quindlen

“Cherish your best hopes as a faith, and abide by them in action. Such shall be the effectual fervent means to their fulfillment.”
-Margaret Fuller

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”
-Friedrich Nietzsche

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This entry was posted in 2014.

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