quote collection

Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

– Jean Racine

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

– Joan Didion, The White Album

My problem is that I fall in love with words, rather than actions. I fall in love with ideas and thoughts, instead of reality. And it will be the death of me.

– Unknown

One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.

– Oscar Wilde

Think of these things: Whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you account.

– Benjamin Franklin

“To accept duality is to earn identity. And identity is something that you are constantly earning. It is not just who you are. It is a process that you must be active in.”

– Joss Whedon

“This contradiction, and this tension … it never goes away. And if you think that achieving something, if you think that solving something, if you think a career or a relationship will quiet that voice, it will not. If you think that happiness means total peace, you will never be happy. Peace comes from the acceptance of the part of you that can never be at peace. It will always be in conflict. If you accept that, everything gets a lot better.”

– Joss Whedon

 “There is another world, but it is in this one.” 

-W.B. Yeats


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