122 posts tagged quote
“There is nothing quite irksom as someone else’s mess.”
Me:: Send an SMS to Tom Wallace
Her:: I'm sorry, I don't see a Tom Wallis in your contacts. Did you mean Tom Wallace?
Her:: What would you like to say?
Me:: "Hey we still have to make a trip to IKEA. I hope your day is going okay. Hit me when you can."
Her:: "A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unecessary parts" -William Strunk
[Now] would you like to tell me that again using fewer words?
“We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness, excitement and inspiration”
“Four things come not back — the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.”
“I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say”
“if we can have slave ghosts in the year 2013, surely i can be a ghost in 3000”
“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.”
“Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself.”
“There can be no accountability or authentic partnership between two confidantes without complete honesty, transparency, and openness.”
“It is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.”
“If you want to succeed in life – for God, …. you must intend to succeed. It won’t happen by accident.”
“When it all goes quiet behind my eyes, I see everything that made me lying around in invisible pieces. When I look too hard, it goes away. And when it all goes quiet, I see they are right here.”
You know what it’s like when you first sleep with someone you don’t know? You become this blank canvas and it gives you an opportunity to project onto that canvas, who you want to be. And that’s what’s interesting because everybody does it.
What happens is - while you’re projecting who you want to be, this gap opens up between who you want to be and who you really are. And in that gap, it shows you what’s stopping you from becoming who you want to be.”
“A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.”