I love love quotes. Not because I agree with all of them (even the ones I post), or because they make me feel warm and fuzzy inside (although sometimes they do ;)). I love them because I have no idea how I define love anymore, or whether I even think it exists. So hearing other opinions about makes me feel a little more optimistic that love just might survive my skepticism after all.
I am so tired - so tired. I see too many people, Read too many books. Do too...– Pauline Cohn, “Rest ^Yep. I feel like this often.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply...– Lao Tzu
It is not that love is blind. It is that love sees with a painter’s eye,...– Robert Brault
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose...– George Jean Nathan
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out...– François Duc de La Rochefoucauld ^Interesting thought. Do you agree?
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.– Peter Ustinov
Burning Muse: i am addicted to you →
burningmuse: Staff note: I love it when writing provides this sort of honest introspection, a conversation with and analysis of oneself. And who hasn’t been wrapped up in the magnetic pull of someone’s words, unable to escape, unsure if we want to? amyyyvaughn: “Do you miss me?” You ask, smiling a…
The one thing Socrates knew beyond a shadow of a doubt, he was fond of saying,...– Christopher Phillips, Socrates Cafe
It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via colourofyoursmile-)
Simultaneously happy and sad, with a twinge of hurt and an undercurrent of calm....– Me.
COUNSELLING BLOG: 5 Things a Counsellor Should... →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. “I know how you feel.” No-one really knows how another person feels. It sound patronizing and lacking in empathy. It limits exploration of the client’s feelings, and understanding more fully how things appear to them. 2. “It will be all right.” How do you…
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.– Henry Ellis (via felloffthebeanstalk)
Top 24 Places to Live →
Just took this quiz to see where in the US I should live. As I was answering, I was pleasantly surprised that the questions were not loaded or misleading. And yet, the number one spot determined by this relatively fair and unbiased quiz was — you guessed it — Portland, OR. Along with FOUR other Oregon towns. Sheesh. Am I really that easy to read? ;)
It takes more courage to examine the dark corners of your own soul than it does...– WB Yeats
…and the fact that Jason Segel is 6’4” only makes him that much more attractive to me. Why do I always seem to go for guys who are at least foot taller than me? I guess when you’re only 5’3”, it’s all just the same to you. ;)
I choose to end the compulsive habit of thinking and speaking insecurities....– Buddy Wakefield | “Amplified Stillness (start again)” (via pressley)
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (via bookmania)
medicalstate: The Love Competition by the Brent Hoff and the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging. The brain is an organ of understanding, of functioning, and of expression. Within its infinite shades of complexity, we can all find it within ourselves to emote. In this first annual competition being held at the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, they...
grandchariots: You are every colour in my spectrum And I need all of you From your reds to your greens and blue A hue of us intertwined, limbs and fresh sheets I love you more each time that we meet
inamorati: Broken Shells →
sleep-sweet: The singing way your hips sway When you’re carrying your bags back to the room Like you’ve got something to lose, but you won’t Give up on me just yet, The fireflies glowing inside your head Keep the light behind your eyes from going out You’re a glory in yourself Shut the doors, break the shells
You actually make life a little painful. Breathing hurts when you’re not...– Anonymous
AMBIGUOUS TRANSPARENCY: Introspection Sublime. →
Go read more of this poetry. Seriously. Some beautiful stuff! :) I’ve seen your spine curve to align with the shape of the horizon on early mornings while your conscious expanded like twilight. You’ve seen all you needed to see and I’ve heard all you had to say. Let the journey marvel.