The grass is always greener on the other side when it is fertilized with bullshit.
A boyfriend is someone who wants to kiss me.
A lover is someone I want to kiss.
~Nina from Lupin III
from The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
“Do you know what friendship is?” he asked.
“Yes,” replied the gypsy; “it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.”
“And love?” pursued Gringoire.
“Oh! love!” said she. “That is to be two and to be but one. A man and a woman mingled into one angel. It is heaven.”
i could have everything i ever wanted in life, if only i give up everything i ever wanted in life.
For some men, nothing is written until they write it.
~Sharif Ali, from Lawrence of Arabia
It’s all so complicated with the flowers and the romance and the lies upon lies.
~Dr. Zoidberg, from Futurama
People break down into two groups when experience something lucky. Group number one sees it as more than luck, more than coincidence. They see it as a sign, evidence that there is someon up there watching out for them. Group number two sees it as just pure luck, a happy turn of chance. I’m sure that people in group number two are looking at those 14 lights in a very suspicious way. For them, the situation is 50/50. Could be bad, could be good. But deep down they feel that whatever happen, they’re on their own and that fills them with fear.
Yeah, there are those people.
But there’s a whole lot of people in group number one. When they see those 14 lights they’re looking at a miracle. And deep down they feel that whatever is going to happen, there’ll be someone there to help them, and that fills them with hope.
So you have to ask yourself what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles, or do you believe that people just get lucky?
Or look at the question this way: is it possible there are no coincidences?
~From the movie Signs
Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shall drink it with pleasure.
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
~Thomas E. Lawrence
The “historic” election of President Obama, the nation’s first black president “may cause us to fall prey to a false sense of accomplishment and self-satisfcation, and that apathy and complacency may set in.”
-Gwendolyn Grant of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City
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Do you really feel like your whole world made this dramatic change January 20? What have you done lately? You haven’t “made it” yet.