Knowledge is potential power, but wisdom is the readily available power of the mind.
Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short.
That was the thing about weddings: they forced family members to deal with one another, like it or not.
We do things because we want it, not because they’re good for us.
We waste this life dreaming of another.
Singing in the rain. I’m singing in the rain. And it’s such a fucking glorious feeling. An unexpected downpour and I am just giving myself into it. Because what the fuck else can you do? Run for cover? Shriek and curse? No–when the rain falls you just let it fall and you grin like a madman and you dance with it because if you can make yourself happy in the rain, then you’re doing pretty alright in life.
As long as we have MEMORIES, yesterday REMAINS and as long as we have HOPE, tomorrow AWAITS…
Be fearless to live life.
But all I could think of was how when nothing made sense and hadn’t for ages, you just have to grab onto anything you feel sure of.
I counted the living and gathered them within me and the light that broke through embraced all the life that I had within me…