28 September 2012 @ 11:03 pm
004. quotes archive  

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Assorted pieces of wisdom. Feel free to add your own! :)
 
 
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are. ❞
— Calvin & Hobbes
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct. ❞
— Chuck Palahniuk
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are. ❞
— Anonymous
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts. ❞
— Edgar Allan Poe
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ Some fall in love.
I shatter. ❞
— Stephin Merritt
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:12 am (UTC)
❝ My body is a dead language and you pronounce each word perfectly. ❞
— Sierra DeMulder, Unrequited Love Poem
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:13 am (UTC)
❝ She wanted to die, but she also wanted to live in Paris. ❞
— Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:13 am (UTC)
❝ I don't like remembering. Remembering makes me feel things. I don't like feeling things. ❞
— Benjamin Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:13 am (UTC)
❝ The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. ❞
— St. Augustine
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:13 am (UTC)
❝ You cannot find peace by avoiding life. ❞
— Virginia Woolf
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:13 am (UTC)
❝ I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. ❞
— Galileo
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:14 am (UTC)
❝ She was usually in love with somebody, and, as her passion was never returned, she had kept all her illusions. ❞
— Oscar Wilde
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:14 am (UTC)
❝ We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. ❞
— Orson Welles
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:14 am (UTC)
❝ You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches. ❞
— Dita Von Teese
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:14 am (UTC)
❝ A day without laughter is a day wasted. ❞
— Charlie Chaplin
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 02:14 am (UTC)
❝ Always dress like you're going to see your worst enemy.. ❞
— Kimora Lee Simmons
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:21 am (UTC)
❝ For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. ❞
— Audrey Hepburn
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:21 am (UTC)
❝ I don't want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally ❞
— Zelda Fitzgerald
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:22 am (UTC)
❝ Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes. ❞
— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:23 am (UTC)
❝ 'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.' ❞
— Lewis Carroll
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:24 am (UTC)
❝ It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. ❞
— Oscar Wilde
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 03:25 am (UTC)
❝ I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes and I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, you sure don't deserve me at my best. ❞
— Marilyn Monroe.
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 08:28 pm (UTC)
❝ Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it. ❞
— Greta Garbo
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 08:33 pm (UTC)
❝ Far too many people are looking for the right person,
instead of trying to be the right person. ❞
— Gloria Steinem
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[identity profile] mechanicheart.livejournal.com on September 29th, 2012 08:35 pm (UTC)
❝ I am afraid of getting older... I am afraid of getting married. Spare me from cooking three meals a day—spare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote. I want to be free... I want, I want to think, to be omniscient... I think I would like to call myself 'The girl who wanted to be God'. ❞
— Sylvia Plath
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