Our complexity is what makes us remarkable but it is that same complexity that makes us most vicious. Quite humbling to be aware of.

A quote that explains me perfectly is “I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”

  • "People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad."
  • "You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering."
  • "People do not control their phobias. But people do control whether or not they are condescending assholes."
  • Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless (via wordsnquotes)

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  • "Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws."
  • Charles Bukowski

    • Translation: "Sometimes things are exactly as they seem, that’s all."
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  • "A volte le cose sono proprio come sembrano, ecco tutto."
  • "The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there…and still on your feet."
  • Samuel BeckettEn Attendant Godot

    • Translation: I’m like that. Either I forget right away or I never forget.
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  • "Je suis comme ça. Ou j’oublie tout de suite ou je n’oublie jamais."
  • "I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly."
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  • "You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; How could you become new if you haven’t first become ashes?"
  • Herta Müller, The Hunger Angel (via wordsnquotes)

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  • "I have packed myself into silence so deeply and for so long that I can never unpack myself using words. When I speak, I only pack myself a little differently."
  • Doris Lessing (via wordsnquotes)

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  • "That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way."
  • V.S. Naipaul, In a Free State (via wordsnquotes)

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  • "The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves."