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❝ In the language of flowers, a four-leaf clover means “luck.” In order for us to find four-leaf clovers, we step on countless three-leaf clovers but do you know what a three-leaf clover means in the language of flowers? It means “happiness.” It seems that in the plethora of happiness surrounding us, our focus is solely on finding luck in our lives. ➻ Kim Jaedong

❝ Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad. ➻ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Hyperion: a Romance

❝ I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone. ➻ Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

❝ We're all unlucky in love sometimes. When I am, I go jogging. The body loses water when you jog, so you have none left for tears. ➻ Wong Kar Wai, Chungking Express

❝ How wonderful to be alive, he thought. But why does it always hurt? ➻ Boris Pasternak, El Doctor Zhivago

❝ The way to love someone is to lightly run your finger over that person’s soul until you find a crack, and then gently pour your love into that crack. ➻ Keith Miller

❝ My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that… In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back. ➻ Albert Camus

❝ I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort—and disappointment and perseverance. ➻ Vincent van Gogh

❝ Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it. ➻ Ray Bradbury, Farewell Summer

❝ The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. ➻ Ben Okri

❝ Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to. ➻ Alan Keightley

❝ What's comin' will come and we'll meet it when it does. ➻ Harry Potter, JK Rowling

❝ Like any unloved thing, I don’t know if I’m real when I’m not being touched. ➻ Natalie Wee, “Lonely”

❝ That’s the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good fucking life. ➻ Chuck Palahniuk

❝ There is no failure except in no longer trying. ➻ Elbert Hubbard

❝ In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away. ➻ Shing Xiong

❝ I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close. ➻ Pablo Neruda

❝ Things are sweeter when they’re lost. I know–because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand. ➻ F. Scott Fitzgerald

❝ Self love is the very first romance. ➻ Akua Naru

❝ All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. ➻ Charles M. Schulz

❝ Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. ➻ Neil Gaiman, The Sandman

❝ People are people. We’ll always find a way to mess up, doesn’t matter who’s in charge. ➻ Malorie Blackman

❝ Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself. ➻ Bill Gates

❝ No one ever stumbled on to anything great while they were standing still. You have got to move. The pursuit of dreams inspires personal growth and development. Never stop defining your vision of what life could be. ➻ Unknown

❝ Stop blaming and start being. Everything comes by being! Be the love you seek. Be the friend you seek. Be the lover you seek. Be the honesty you seek. Be the integrity you seek. Be the patience you seek. Be the tolerance you seek. Be the compassion you seek. ➻ Bryant McGill

❝ The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. ➻ Jane Austen

❝ There are two people you’ll meet in your life. One will run a finger down the index of who you are and jump straight to the parts of you that peak their interest. The other will take his or her time reading through every one of your chapters and maybe fold corners of you that inspired them most. You will meet these two people; it is a given. It is the third that you’ll never see coming. That one person who not only finishes your sentences, but keeps the book. ➻ Unknown

❝ Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ➻ Neil Gaiman, Caroline

❝ Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing. ➻ Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

_❝ Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. _ ➻ Kurt Vonnegut

_❝ Most things about me are hard to explain, I guess, like how I’m mostly delusional and live in a half-imaginary world but am also a realist to the core. I’m just a bunch of contradictions most of the time and I don’t like it, but I also do. _ ➻ Unknown

_❝ It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. _ ➻ Oscar Wilde

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jan 19 2017 ∞
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