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How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em. – Shel Silverstein

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. -Mark Twain

Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, that doesn’t make you strong. If anything, it makes you weaker. Because you’re doing it out of fear. -Sarah Dessen

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. -Shauna Niequist

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. -Erol Ozan

Everything changes. Everything is temporary, except for the sky. When you find yourself caught up in the horrors or heroes of a lifetime, look up. Don’t look down. That which is beneath our feet is liquid, but the sky, the sky is solid, constant, ever ready and ever hopeful that the sun will rise in the morning and the moon will rise at night. They don’t really set, you know. They’re always rising, just rising for someone else. -Amber Kizer

I hope I never get so old I get religious. -Ingmar Bergman

Old age is like climbing a mountain. You climb from ledge to ledge. The higher you get, the more tired and breathless you become, but your views become more extensive. -Ingmar Bergman

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. -Meryl Streep

Sure the world breeds monsters, but kindness grows just as wild… -Mary Karr

What hurts so bad about youth isn’t the actual butt whippings the world delivers. It’s the stupid hopes playacting like certainties. -Mary Karr

You can’t regret the life you didn’t lead. -Junot Diaz

That’s life for you. All the happiness you gather to yourself, it will sweep away like it’s nothing. If you ask me I don’t think there are any such things as curses. I think there is only life. That’s enough. -Junot Diaz

I am pretty goddam tired and it occurs to me that the trouble with life is that it is long. -Martha Gellhorn

Don’t look away. Look straight at everything. Look it all in the eye, good and bad. -Henry Miller

I’m not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is. -John Green

Everybody goes through challenges. There’s stuff that happens personally that’s challenging, stuff in work that’s difficult, disappointments that happen. -Melanie Lynskey

People are all over the world telling their one dramatic story and how their life has turned into getting over this one event. Now their lives are more about the past than their future. -Chuck Palahniuk

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. -Abraham Maslow

To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything. -Themis Tolis

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15 Insightful Quotes from V. S. Naipaul

15 Insightful Quotes from V. S. Naipaul

It doesn't matter how I begin my poems because by the end they are all about you

It doesn't matter how I begin my poems because by  the end they are all about you


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