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February 26, 2012

26 Feb

“Success is the by-product of your attitude.”

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, makes you stand a little bit taller.

“Things are beautiful if you love them.” -Jean  Anouilh

He who angers you conquers you.

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, touches a heart, and shapes a future.

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”  -Erica Jong

Smile like you’ve never cried, fight like you’ve never lost, love like you’ve never been hurt, and live like you’ll die tomorrow.

Everything you’ve ever said to me is running through my mind.

I’d rather have a life of “oh wells,” then a life of “what ifs.”

“The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.”

A good friend buys you lunch. A true friend eats yours.

“Forever is composed of nows.” -Emily Dickinson

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.” -Mark Twain

Hooray for best guy friends. Seriously. We owe them so much.

Art it art. Everything else is everything else.

Oh, you all of a sudden care now?

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” -Cicero

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” -J.K. Rowling

“Dreams are wishes your heart makes.” -American Proverb

You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” -Galileo Galilei

Listen bud, she’s over you. She may have learned the hard way, but at least she’s learned. She’s not tangled in those strings anymore. You no longer control her emotions. She’s free, and we’d all like to thank you for that.

Life is a lesson, you’ll learn it when you’re through.

But, the truth is, there’s nothing special about me.

Be the Fruit Loop in the world of Cheerios.

Everyday is another chance to change your life.

Misery is almost always the result of thinking.

“The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” -Henry David Thoreau

You deserve someone better.

Love someone. It doesn’t matter if you suffer. It doesn’t matter if you cry. It doesn’t matter if you fight. Because in the end you’ll be able to say: I suffered, I cried, I fought. But I loved you.

If you don’t give up on love, it won’t give up on you.

Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.

If you’re lost and alone, or sinking like a stone, carry on.

Your feet will lead you to where your heart is.

The sun is up, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful, and so are you.

Everyone is a friend, until they prove otherwise.

Too many feelings, I need to study. This is not great timing.

Do one thing every day that scares you.

Hi. I am in love with you. Okay.

I thought of you today.

Me without you is like a sneaker without laces, a geek without braces, asentencewithoutspaces.

I am thankful for my huge heating bill because it means that I am warm.

I find pieces of you in every song I listen to.

“We are all failures…at least the best of us are.” -J.M. Barrie

“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” -Benjamin Franklin

February 24, 2012

24 Feb

There are some things that are nothing more than what they are; they’re not meant to last. They just take their place in your heart and make you a little smarter next time.

When you figure out love is all that matters after all, it sure makes everything else seem so small.

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” -Aristotle

At the end of the day, I want to be able to fall asleep knowing that our lives are intertwined in a way only we can understand.

When in doubt, just add glitter.

“There are four questions of value in life. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for? And what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.” -Johnny Depp

I’m hoping for better days.

Inspiration and genius–one and the same.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

You’re the reason I draw those stupid hearts all over my notebooks.

For all the lies I’ve tasted, just looking for the truth. For all the dreams I’m chasing, well what am I to do. When everything’s against me, and the answers are all wrong; I’m hoping that I find out it was worth it all along.

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” -Joseph Chilton Pearce

“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.” -Alexander McQueen

Everyone has that relationship that they never quite get over. No matter what happens in between, when you’re together it’s like nothing has changed. Deep down, you both know you’re supposed to be together, but you just can’t seem to make it work.

If God is watching us, the least we can do is be entertaining.

High heels. High hopes.

Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand on the very edge of the pool and throw them fish.

Too often, the only escape is sleep.

If you love someone you would be willing to give up everything for them, but if they loved you back they’d never ask you to.

Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.

Stop saying “I wish” and start saying “I will.”

Do not hold onto something that would never be yours.

“Forever is composed of nows.” -Emily Dickinson

Look into my eyes, I want to tell you. I’ll never let you down and I’ll never go away. And if you’re ever feeling down, I’m just a step away.

Baby, you light up my world like nobody else.

If I asked you to be mine, would you say yes?

Nobody said it was easy.

Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity.

I spent my childhood wishing I was older, now I’m older and this shit sucks.

Once your heart gets broken you start to see cracks in everything.

I’m not miserable, but I’m not happy. I’m not strong, but I’m not weak. I’m not rude, but I’m not polite. I’m not popular, but I’m not a loner. I’m not sexy, but I’m not horrid. I’m not dumb, but I’m no genius. I’m not you, but I am me. Accept it.

It’s not the fall that kills you; it’s the sudden stop at the end.

There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.

There’s too much pressure to be perfect.

July 21, 2011

21 Jul

Boys think of girls just like books. If the cover doesn’t catch their eyes, they won’t even bother to read what’s inside.

“I dwell in possibility.” -Emily Dickinson

You’re my reason for breathing.

“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” -Malcom S. Forbes

What if the guy holding your hand, and the guy holding your heart, isn’t the same one?

If plan A fails, just remember you have 25 letters left.

The day you left was the day I died.

“We all can use a little hope sometimes, you know? That feeling that everything is gonna be okay and that there’s gonna be someone there to help make sure of that.” -Brooke Davis, One Tree Hill

The world is but a canvas to our imaginations.

A house is not a home.

Never take life too seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyways.

She took the leap and built her wings on the way down.

Most of the things you worry about never happen.

“Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even after knowing each other so well.” -Tommy, age 6

“Nobody said it was easy.” -Coldplay, The Scientist

I love the things that make you smile.

You are wonderful. I hope life will turn out fine for you. We were bound to fail, and we did, but it’s not because you hurt me you don’t deserve to be happy, so I really, really hope you are – or will be.

Once you have feelings for someone, those feelings will always be there. You may not like them anymore, but you still care.

Sarcasm is a body’s natural defense against stupid.

I miss you like an idiot misses the point.

Her life improved dramatically when she decided to break the rules and find beauty where she’d been told there was none.

“I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest.” -Frank Sinatra