Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
I crave your legs intertwined with mine, I crave nothing but you, in the most simplest of ways.
I want to write a novel about silence. The things people don’t say.
Don’t let the mixed signals fool you. Indecision is a decision.
It’s quite an undertaking to start loving somebody. You have to have energy, generosity, blindness. There is even a moment right at the start where you have to jump across an abyss: if you think about it you don’t do it.
Listen to the battered hearts; for they have survived to tell the tales of love.
…Believe me when I tell you that everything is temporary. Everything. There’s not a thing in the world that will not change, including you.
here’s an idea: treat your cashiers and baristas like real people, instead of machines meant to do your bidding.
Or food service workers and waiters/waitresses. Also it doesn’t matter how old he or she is. Whether the person is a sixteen year old or middle-aged, treat them with kindness and respect, please.