Category: quotes

There is laughter, shrill calls. Everyone is f…

There is laughter, shrill calls. Everyone is flirting, saying in nudges and jokes and blushing what they would do in private.

Our strategy should be not only to confront em…

Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – and our ability to tell our own stories.

“I am a part of all that I have met.”

“I am a part of all that I have met.”

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

“Study me as much as you like, you will never know me, for I differ a hundred ways from what you see…”

“Study me as much as you like, you will never know me, for I differ a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes, and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.”

Rumi

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in…”

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”

Charles Dickens

“Reading — it’s the third best thing to do in bed.”

“Reading — it’s the third best thing to do in bed.”

Jarod Kintz

“People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn’t.”

“People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn’t.”

Christopher Paolini

“I wonder if, as you get older, you stop missing people so fiercely. Maybe growing up is just…”

“I wonder if, as you get older, you stop missing people so fiercely. Maybe growing up is just focusing on what you’ve got, instead of what you don’t.”

Jodi Picoult

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“I shut my eyes in order to see.”

“I shut my eyes in order to see.”

Paul Gauguin