❝ The one thing I know for sure is that feelings are rarely mutual, so when they are, drop everything, forget belongings and expectations, forget the games, the two days between texts, the hard to gets because this is it, this is what the entire world is after and you’ve stumbled upon it by chance, by accident––so take a deep breath, take a step forward, now run, collide like planets in the system of a dying sun, embrace each other with both arms and let all the rules, the opinions and common sense crash down around you. Because this is love kid, and it’s all yours. Believe me, you’re in for one hell of a ride, after all––this is the one thing I know for sure. ❞
— Beau Taplin || The one thing I know for sure. —
❝ It’s just so strange. You used to love me, and now you’re a stranger who happens to know all of my secrets. ❞
Clementine von Radics
❝ I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance. ❞
— Jon Stewart —
❝ I’m so fucking sick of saying I’m sorry when I’m the one collapsed on the ground. ❞
❝ Nothing in the world smells as good as the person you love. ❞
❝ When a relationship is over, leave. Don’t continue watering a dead flower. ❞
— Dean Steed —
❝ Who’s to say tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life? ❞
— Matty Healy —
❝ She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something. ❞
❝ Based on small case studies, the top 5 regrets of dying are: 1) Not living life being true to self 2) Having worked too hard 3) Not having the courage to express feelings 4) Not staying in touch with friends, and 5) Not letting yourself be happier. ❞
❝ Try not to feel jealous about things, or people or places. It’s toxic. Just keep living. You will find your happiness. ❞
❝ Today I saw cancer, cigarettes, and shortness of breath. This is why I walk to the ocean. Swim with sharks and jellyfish. I may never get this chance again. This is why if you want to kiss, you should kiss. If you want to cry, you should cry. And if you want to live, you should live. You don’t have to love me. You already did. ❞
— Ryan Ross —
❝ You are so used to your features, you don’t know how beautiful you look to a stranger. ❞
don’t date someone that promises you forever. date someone who acknowledges that life happens, that people change, that things may get in the way. date someone who despite knowing all of that, tries their hardest for your relationship.
Sometimes, when a person is about to tell you something that’s going to change your life, or make you cry, or make you leap for joy - sometimes you know it before they say a word.
It’s in the way they look at you and the way they open their mouth. It’s in the tilt of their head, the tension in their hands, or the slump of their shoulders.
Times are, you don’t need words to hear a thing.
— Rebecca Hahn, A Creature of Moonlight —
❝ The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. Things occur to you. If you’re sitting around trying to dream up a great art idea, you can sit there a long time before anything happens. But if you just get to work, something will occur to you and something else will occur to you and something else that you reject will push you in another direction. Inspiration is absolutely unnecessary and somehow deceptive. You feel like you need this great idea before you can get down to work, and I find that’s almost never the case. ❞
— Chuck Close —