• Sometimes, days can feel like they blend together, unless you consciously make an effort to do something out of the ordinary.
  • Cause this is life in every breath you take and there is hope with every move you make. and every single mistake you think you've made should make you feel alive. Cause you only have one chance to live in this spec we call life.
  • I think you're blind to the fact that the hands you're holding are the hands that are holding you down.
  • We’re all searching for purpose in a land of nothingness. How can you win a never-ending race?
  • Do you ever feel alone? Do you ever feel at home? I just want, I want the answers now. I want to tell you you'll be okay, someway, somehow. Hold nothing back, speak...
nov 16 2010 ∞
dec 23 2011 +
  • And maybe a happy ending doesn’t include a guy, maybe… it’s you, on your own, picking up the pieces and starting over, freeing yourself up for something better in the future. Maybe the happy ending is… just… moving on. Or maybe the happy ending is this, knowing after all the unreturned phone calls, broken-hearts, through the blunders and misread signals, through all the pain and embarrassment, you never gave up hope.
  • The moment someone tells you you're not good enough is the moment you know you're better than them.
  • You know what's funny? The happiest people in this world are actually the ones with the saddest problems.
  • I'm not saying I don't cry. But in-between, I laugh.
  • Some days I cannot bring myself to like any members of the human race. Some days I...
nov 16 2010 ∞
nov 16 2010 +


  • Shit happens.
  • Hope springs eternal.
  • A ship at harbor is safe, but that’s not why ships are built.
  • We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. -Chuck Palahniuk
  • Put down that map and get wonderfully lost.
  • Crying doesn't indicate that you're weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you're alive.
  • The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more that you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt. —Thomas Merton
  • It's so hard to think that one day this w...
jun 27 2010 ∞
jul 3 2010 +
  • What motivates me is seeing people in the crowd and wondering what they're going home to and what they're dealing with, and knowing that for the time being we're their escape.
  • The thing is, our generation, we fight every day to get through life.
  • Honesty is what brings people to change and that's what I'm trying to learn in life.
  • When we think we know people inside out and we think we know what's best for them, we should try to remember we don't even know what's best for ourselves.
  • Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand.
  • If you’re gonna put your faith in something, then it better shape who you are and what people see in you.
jun 14 2010 ∞
jun 29 2010 +


  • Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
  • Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win. -Stephen King
  • The average person tells 4 lies a day, and 1460 a year. A total of 88,000 by the age of 6. And the most common lie is "i'm fine"
  • How terribly sad it was that people are made in such a way that they get used to something as extraordinary as living. -Jostein Garder, The Solitaire Mystery
  • We like someone because. We love someone although.
  • The world is too big to never ask why.
  • You were worth the fight, but I couldn't fight forever.
  • Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. -Sarah Jessica Parker
apr 30 2010 ∞
jun 26 2010 +
  • Bamboozle: All Time Low, Boys Like Girls, Cartel, Forever the Sickest Kids, Good Charlotte, Mercy Mercedes, The Downtown Fiction, The Ready Set

May 21, $32.50, Merriweather

  • DC 101 Chili Cook Off: Anberlin, Switchfoot

May 22, $35, RFK Stadium

  • Warped Tour: Anarbor, Artist Vs Poet, AttackAttack, BreatheCarolina, Bring Me The Horizon, Fake Problems, Hey Monday, Mayday Parade, NeverShoutNever, Of Mice and Men, Pierce The Veil, Set Your Goals, Suicide Silence, Sum 41, The Cab, The Rocket Summer, The Summer Set, VersaEmerge, We Are The In Crowd, We The Kings, You Me At Six

July 20, $32.75, Merriweather

may 10 2010 ∞
may 10 2010 +

may 14 2013 ∞
may 14 2013 +
  • But we're all scared to say the things worth saying.
  • What a day to be alive.
  • Too many people undervalue what they are, and overvalue what they're not.
  • America when will we end the human war?
  • Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
  • Life is a funny thing. Twists and turns and in the bad times it just breaks and burns, but as you get older you just live and learn to shrug your shoulders and be the bigger man.
  • I put my hands on him, run my fingers over his eyelids, find his lips, meet them with mine. I kiss the plane of his cheekbones. The salt of his tears tastes like the sea and I don’t see the shore. -Ally Condie
  • I feel that books, just like people, have a destiny. Some invite sorrow, others jo...
apr 2 2012 ∞
apr 3 2012 +
  • True love comes from more than just the heart.
  • There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. -Ernest Hemindway
  • There's a story behind every person. There's a reason why they're the way they are. They aren't just like that because they want to. Something in the past created them, and sometimes it's impossible to fix them.
  • Your teenage problems are bullshit, forget about them and have a party.
  • Sooner or later I'm going to have to think about it and then I'm going to be a mess.
  • Together, we will fly to space; devour the sun and burst into cosmic waves. Hand in hand, I'm in love.
  • But ask yourself this: have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more con...
jan 22 2011 ∞
jan 30 2011 +
  • If love is true, pain is never a reason to let go.
  • The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them. -Mark Twain
  • This is the problem with getting attached to someone. When they leave you, you just feel lost.
  • We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice. -Dalai Lama
  • We didn’t talk about anything heavy or light. We were just there together. And that was enough. -Stephen Chbosky
  • I don’t know if you’ve ever felt like that. That you wanted to sleep for a thousand years. Or just not exist. Or just not be aware that you do exist. Or something like that. I think wanting that is ver...
nov 16 2010 ∞
nov 16 2010 +


  • There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best —Doris Lessing
  • You can’t let your failures define you – you have to let them teach you. —Barack Obama
  • There’s a certain kind of pain that can numb you. There’s a type of freedom that can tie you down. Sometimes the unexplained can define you. And sometimes the silence is the only sound. In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back. —Charlie Brown
  • Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. —The Truth About Forever
  • We were never meant to be this damn broken, words were never meant to be this half spoken.
jun 28 2010 ∞
jun 29 2010 +


  • (If you lived in your heart, you’d be home by now.)
  • Even something really beautiful can be broken sometimes.
  • If you have a pulse, you have a purpose.
  • When you talk to me, I swear the whole world stops.
—Charlie Brown
  • You never look at me from the place I see you.
  • High school taught me more life lessons than actual education.
  • We're not perfect for everybody. We're just perfect for today.
  • When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘compared to what’? —Sydney Harris
  • I still can't accept the things I did.
  • Life is designed to kick your ass.
  • The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be constantly fearing you will mak...
jun 26 2010 ∞
jun 26 2010 +

12-8 (backwards)

  • Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.
  • Sometimes skulls are thick, sometimes hearts are vacant, sometimes words don't work.
  • The ocean is made of drops.
  • If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.
  • Pride ruins beautiful people.
  • “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” -Carlos Casteneda
  • “We are homesick most for the places we have never known.” -Carson McCuller
  • The rain is full of ghosts tonight.
  • Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and ...
may 14 2010 ∞
jun 26 2010 +
  • Flight of the Concords
  • The Dangerous Summer
  • Search the City
  • Dropout Year
  • The Color Fred
  • Cavalier
  • Dispatch
  • Farewell
  • A Farewell Rescue
  • The Cure
  • Crossfade
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • The Postal Service
  • The Classic Crime
  • Plus 44
  • Digitilism
  • Calvin Harris
  • Afi
  • Aiden
  • Alkaline Trio
  • Alien Ant Farm
apr 30 2010 ∞
jul 7 2010 +
  • When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you. -Patrick Stump
  • Books saved my sanity, knowledge opened the locked places in me and taught me first how to survive and then how to soar. -Gloria Anzaldua
  • Remember when you were eight and you left the house on Halloween dresses as a monster? Now you're eighteen, and wishing it was just a costume. -d.p.
  • To thine own self be true. -William Shakespeare
  • Do you think that went well? Does she know how you feel? And whose fault is that?
  • Please take the ghosts from my heart; I don't want to be haunted anymore.
  • If it doesn't feel right, it probably isn't. -The Quiet Rabbit
  • We are all mad here.
  • Dreams don't work unless you do.
aug 21 2013 ∞
aug 21 2013 +
  • How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into. -Sylvia Plath
  • It isn’t normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement. -Abraham Maslow
  • Sometimes words are not enough. -Lemony Snicket
  • Where to, miss? To the stars. -Titanic
  • “I figure life’s a gift and I don’t intend on wasting it. You don’t know what hand you’re gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count. -Titanic
  • Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.
  • Reality hurts you because you're sensitive.
  • Life is as grand as you make it.
feb 18 2013 ∞
jun 17 2013 +
  • I can't sleep at night and I can't wake up in the morning
  • Sometimes I forget we're not normal.
  • Goodnight moon, goodnight you, when you're all that I think about, all that I dream about.
  • How high is the sky, how deep is the ocean?
  • This city looks so pretty. Do you wanna burn it with me?
  • When did evil start to look so alluring? One answer: when goodness began to look boring.
  • A hospital for souls.
  • Colour my life when the colours of music.
  • You think you deserve this pain, but you don't.
  • You know those nights when you cannot sleep? Well maybe you're awake in someone else's dream.
dec 16 2011 ∞
dec 26 2011 +
  • I'd rather love someone I can't have, than have someone I can't love. -Nick Jonas
  • If the kids don't believe, make them believe.
  • Destroy what destroys you.
  • How good do you have to be to be considered a "good person"?
  • 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
  • One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching,
  • The object of art is to give life a shape. -Shakespeare
  • I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love somebody. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich or how to be poor...
nov 16 2010 ∞
nov 16 2010 +


  • I feel like I can fly when I stand next to you.
  • Things change and friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.
  • We all grow into the beautiful person that we're supposed to be-some earlier, some later.
  • You are the distance between the way things are and the way I want them to be.
  • Is it better to make things happen or let things happen?
  • Sometimes, you just have to take the chance. Sometimes it’s just now or never. And sometimes, there are no second chances.”
  • From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, I survived.
  • There's a little truth behind every just kidding, a little curiosity behind every ...
jun 29 2010 ∞
jun 29 2010 +


  • Sometimes, late at night, it just hits me. This is my life, and I can do whatever I want.
  • Happiness is only real when shared.
  • Love is like heaven but can hurt like hell.
  • I'm terrifed of so many things - but when I get right down to it, my future is what I'm most afraid of.
  • To see life, to really see it, that is what wisdom means.
  • It’s hard to think about growing up when you’re right in the middle of doing it. It’s hard to know what you want. Sometimes there are so many voices in your head it’s difficult to know which of them is yours. -Kevin Brooks
  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off t...
jun 26 2010 ∞
jun 26 2010 +


  • Will you keep out all the sadness?
  • People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. —Maya Angelou
  • Go be that starving artist you're afraid to be. Open up that journal and get poetic finally. Volunteer. Suck it up and travel. You were not born here to work and pay taxes. You were put here to be part of a bast organism to explore and create. Stop putting it off. The world has much more to offer than what's on 15 televisions at TGI Fridays. Take pictures. Scare people. Shake up with scene. Be the change you want to see in the world. You'll thank yourself for it. -Jason Mraz
  • I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing…kissing a lot. I believe in b...
jun 11 2010 ∞
jun 26 2010 +
  • so hear this please, and watch as your hearts speeds up endlessly, and look for the stars as the sun goes down, each breath that you take has a thunderous sound. everything, everything's magic
  • hope dangles on a string, like slow spinning redemption, winding in and winding out, the shine of it has caught my eye
  • and i just thought, you should know, that i've been holding on while you've been letting go
  • and when the world treats you way too fairly, it's a shame i'm a dream
  • pain is just a simple compromise
  • maybe I know, somewhere deep in my soul, that love never lasts. and we've got to find other ways to make it alone. keep a straight face
  • and so the sky becomes a dream, i never dreamt because im just too busy waiting for nothing and wasting away
jan 16 2010 ∞
apr 30 2010 +