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anaïs. 25. intj. cancer. sex-crazed astrology queen.

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” - Mark Twain

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  • "If you ignore me, I will ignore you. If you don't start the conversation, we won't talk. If you don't put in the effort, why should I?"
  • "Too many young girls don't know how to act when someone's being inappropriate with them. They giggle or they try to brush it off. Don't do that. Tell them to go fuck themselves - be a bitch. If someone's being disrespectful to you, be disrespectful right back. Show them the same amount of respect that they show you."
  • "If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors."
  • "Introverts living under the Extroversion Ideal are like women in a man's world, discounted because of a trait that goes to the core of who they are. Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it into an oppressive standard to which most of us feel we must conform."
  • "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
  • "Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
  • "'Hearts are breakable', Isabelle said, "and I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before'."
  • "There comes a point when apologies seem more like broken records rather than genuine contrition. It’s like they say it for their own benefit— to ease their guilt and quiet their conscience, rather than to make amends with those they have done wrong. Because why would you even bother to say sorry, if you’re going to do it over and over again?"
  • "The truly great villain is the one who talks sense."
  • "The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away."
  • "A serious girl, when she finds someone who calms her spirit and quiets her busy thoughts, will love you so fiercely, it will defy even her own logic and reasoning."
  • "You haven't healed, I can tell from how cruel you are."
  • "I'm not single because I am not lovable; I am single because I have extremely high standards that no one has lived up to, and because I push people away emotionally when they disappoint me."
  • "I guess my life hasn’t always been happy, or easy, or exactly what I want. At a certain point, I just have to try not to think too much about certain things, or else they’ll break my heart."
  • "Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together." ― Elizabeth Taylor.
  • "Music is a total constant. That’s why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in you or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment." -Iain Thomas
  • "All the hardest, coldest people you meet were once as soft as water. And that’s the tragedy of living." - Anis Mojgani
  • "My heart was too big for my body so I let it go and most days this world has thinned me to where I am just another cloud forgetting another flock of swans but believe me when I tell you my soul has squeezed into narrow spaces." - Michael Boiano
  • "Accept the words “strange,” “eccentric,” and “quirky” as the highest of compliments.”
  • "The axe forgets; the tree remembers." - African proverb
  • "You are so brave and quiet, I forget you are suffering." - Ernest Hemingway
  • "All the girls in the world were divided into two classes: one class included all the girls in the world except her, and they had all the usual human feelings and were very ordinary girls; while the other class - herself alone - had no weaknesses and was superior to all humanity." - Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
  • "You either like me or you don’t. it took me twenty-something years to learn how to love myself, i don’t have that kinda time to convince somebody else." - Daniel Franzese
  • "If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married." - Katharine Hepburn
  • "Most people are brought up to believe they were as good as the person next to them. I was told that I was better." - Katharine Hepburn
  • "I am not afraid of my truth anymore and I will not omit pieces of me to make you comfortable." - Alex Elle
  • "We must never confuse elegance with snobbery." - Yves Saint Laurent
  • "He read a lot. Used a lot of big words. I think maybe part of what got him in trouble was that he did too much thinking. Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often." - Jon Krakauer, Into The Wild
  • "Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god." - Aristotle
  • "The high-minded man must care more for honesty than for what people think." - Aristotle
  • "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are sealed with scars." - Khalil Gibran
  • "I'm not concerned with you liking or disliking me. All I ask is that you respect me as a human being." - Jackie Robinson
  • "I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing." - Michel de Montaigne
  • "Don't confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am. My attitude depends on who you are." - Frank Ocean
  • "You, he said, are a terribly real thing in a terribly false world, and that, I believe, is why you are in so much pain." - Emilie Autumn
  • "To be different is to be alone. I do not like what is average. So I am alone." - Maria Luisa Casati
  • "She went around with the attitude that she would rather be beaten to death than take any shit." - Stieg Larsson, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • "Power is being told you are not loved and not being destroyed by it." - Madonna
  • "I probably don't like reality. I don't like people very much. People bring lots of trouble, don't you think? Because I don't like reality, I sometimes just want to fade away." - Miya Kishimura
  • "She was at once so resolute and so dreamy, so sensual and so intelligent. She also was intensely private. What she knew best was how it felt to be alone, unique, isolated. She was lacking in the sense of a solid communal life; what bound people together escaped her. What separated them was an object of wonder, delight and despair. She seemed as detached from herself as from everyone else." - Stephen Spender on Virginia Woolf
  • "I don't care what you do to me, but I don't want you to hurt me. I've had enough hurt already in my life. More than enough. Now I want to be happy." - Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
  • "As for you my galvanized friend, you want a heart! You don't know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable." - The Wizard, The Wizard of Oz
  • "Fiction is a lie, and good fiction is the truth inside the lie." - Stephen King
  • "I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to mean something to someone."
  • "Deep down, a cynic is a sentimental fool who's been burned."
  • "The worst feeling isn't being lonely. It's being forgotten by the person that you cannot forget."
  • "We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love."
  • "An extrovert is someone who is in love with their own reflection. An introvert is someone who is afraid of their own shadow."
  • "Almost everyone you know, without exception, has their heart all wrapped around someone who will never love them back."
  • "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "I'm looking for a dare-to-be-great situation."-Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything
  • "Falsehood is never better than truth, theft better than honesty, treachery better than loyalty, cowardice better than courage." - Harry Fosdick
  • "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; for that is where they should be. Now go put foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau
  • "Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat." - Joanne Woodward
  • "It was all love on my side, and all good comradeship and friendship on hers. When we parted she was a free woman, but I could never again be a free man." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent. And don't bother concealing your thievery — celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: 'It's not where you take things from — it's where you take them to.'" - Jim Jarmusch
  • "The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with that he vowed to make it." - J.M. Barrie
  • "I want everything too much." — Rachel Berry, Glee ("Mash-Up")
  • "One of the most sublime and hazardous moments in human experience comes when two people lock eyes and realize that they are sexually attracted to one another. They may not act on the knowledge. They may file it away for future reference. They may deny it. They may never see each other again. But the moment has happened, and for an instant all other considerations are insignificant." - Roger Ebert
  • "It is more erotic to wonder if you're about to be kissed than it is to be kissed." - Roger Ebert
  • "An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded." - Pope John Paul II
  • " Go forth and set the world on fire." - St. Ignacius
  • " It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." - e.e. cummings
  • " __To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.__" - e.e. cummings
  • " __To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.__" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • " Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age."
  • " I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them." - Boris Pastenak Doctor Zhivago
  • " The best revenge is massive success. " - Frank Sinatra
  • " I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn't be a staring contest." - Frank Sinatra
  • " Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night—be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels."
  • " Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. " - Malcolm X
  • "The very essence of romance is uncertainty." - Oscar Wilde
  • " Never love anybody who treats you like you're ordinary." - Oscar Wilde
  • " Fairy tales are more than true—not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten." - G.K. Chesterson
  • " If you go home with someone and they don't have any books, don't fuck them." - John Waters
  • " The way we use pop music as fans usually has so little to do with the actual musicians or stars. We really just talk about these songs as a way of talking about ourselves, and our dreams and what we want." - Rob Sheffield
  • "True love will triumph in the end. Which may or may not be true, but if it's a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have." - John Green
  • " A man who won't die for something is not fit to live." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • "Oh, give me a man who is man enough to give himself just to the woman who is worth him. If that woman were me, I would love him alone and forever." - Francesca, Casanova
  • "I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate." - George Burns
  • "You think fairy tales are only for girls? Here's a hint—ask yourself who wrote them. I assure you, it wasn't just the women. It's the great male fantasy—all it takes is one dance to know that she's the one. All it takes is the sound of her song from the tower, or a look at her sleeping face. And right away you know—this is the girl in your head, sleeping or dancing or singing for you. Yes, girls want their princes, but boys want their princesses just as much. And they don't want a very long courtship. They want to know immediately." — Sofia, Dash and Lily's Book of Dares
  • "We make up any excuse to preserve myths about people we love, but the reverse is also true; if we dislike an individual we adamantly resist changing our opinion, even when somebody offers proof of his decency, because it's vital to have myths about both the gods and devils in our lives." - Marlon Brando
  • "The ability to "fantasize" is the ability to survive. It's wonderful to speak about this subject because there have been so many wrong-headed people dealing with it... The so-called realists are trying to drive us insane, and I refuse to be driven insane... We survive by fantasizing. Take that away from us and the whole damned human race goes down the drain." - Ray Bradbury
  • "I heard what you said. I'm not the silly romantic you think. I don't want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don't want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want a steady hand, a kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe." — Shana Abé
  • "I don't understand how people can take a gentle, loving life and treat it with such cruelty." - Mark Ruffalo
  • "I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives." - Jane Austen
  • "Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow them." - Louisa May Alcott
  • "Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." - Dr. Suess
  • "Scars remind us where we've been. They don't have to dictate where we're going." - David Rossi (Criminal Minds)
  • "Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss
  • Do, or do not, there is no try." - Yoda (Star Wars)
  • There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." - Winnie the Pooh
  • "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right." - Henry Ford
  • Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it." - Groucho Marx
  • "As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words." - William Shakespeare
  • "When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion." - Ethiopian proverb
  • "The only thing we have to lose are our chains." - Karl Marx
  • "Use what talent you possess; the woods would be very silent if no bird sang except those who sang the best."- Henry Van Dyke
  • "I would rather own little and see the world, than own the world and see little of it." - Alexander Sattler
  • If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill
  • "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton
  • "Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down." - Ray Bradbury
  • "What's comin' will come, an' we'll meet it when it does." - Hagrid
  • "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." - Chinese Proverb
  • "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi
  • "Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain
  • "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."

- Maya Angelou

  • "You can never be overdressed or over-educated." - Oscar Wilde
  • "Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself." - Oscar Wilde
  • "He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words." - Elbert Hubbard
  • "If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn’t have fallen for the second." - Johnny Depp
feb 16 2017 ∞
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