Category: lit

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“I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.”

Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

Everyone wishes to be loved, but in the event,…

Everyone wishes to be loved, but in the event, nearly no one can bear it. Everyone desires love but also finds it impossible to believe that he deserves it.

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“It is better to be unhappy and know the worst, than to be happy in a fool’s paradise.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

I have a blog and I publish directly on it, so…

I have a blog and I publish directly on it, sometimes several pieces a month. I have always wanted my heart to be directly in touch with the reader’s. I have wanted to say, on a day when things look dark, here is a reason this moment is not without beauty, nor is it final. As someone who has suffered from depression, I know how important this kind of signal from another human can be.

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“We cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever. We must stand up and move on to the next action.”

Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

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“People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don’t need help.”

Glennon Doyle Melton, Carry on, Warrior

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“Sometimes the worst thing that happens to you, the thing you think you can’t survive…it’s the thing that makes you better than you used to be.”

Jennifer Weiner, Fly Away Home

“I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold…”

“I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes.”

Ferdinand de Saussure

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“I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.”

Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence…”

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”

Marie Curie