Practicing the art of thinking quickly in any given situation rather than opening one’s mouth as the thoughts are still beginning to mull about in the mind is way to insure, as best you can, against saying something you might regret. In doing this, you also have time to ask yourself, is a verbal reaction from me necessary? In other words, pick your battles. Choose to place your energy in...
In our world of reality television and tell-all books, it seems a rarity to know a woman who shares just enough to keep you intrigued, but not so much as to make you feel as though you’ve stepped into her boudoir. Now, we all must have our closest friends with whom we share our intimate secrets with, after all, we all need to vent every once in awhile and not everyone can afford or wants a...
Things I Do Not Understand And Definitely Am Not...
We tried so hard not to try so hard.
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow...– W.B. Yeats (via seabois)
Being a geek is all about your own personal level of enthusiasm, not how your...– The Mary Sue defines what it means to be a geek, a beautiful definition that falls (un)surprisingly close to what it means to find purpose and do what you love. (↬ It’s Okay To Be Smart)
I tell my piano the things I used to tell you.– Frédéric Chopin x (via enchanting)
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I don’t know what your childhood was like, but we didn’t have much money. We’d...– Robert Redford (via pourpreandvioline)
List of Words To Know #7
Words to know that don’t exist in the English language (part I) L’esprit d’escalier (French) - the feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said; literally translated, it means “the sprit of the staircase” Waldeinsamkeit (German) - the feeling of being alone in the woods Meraki (Greek) - doing something with soul, creativity, or love ...
By being grateful and appreciative for the life you are already living, you attract more beauty into it. In other words, go out into the world with the attitude of feeling blessed instead of with your hand out thinking you are lacking. When you believe you are living a good life, you can relax, have a sense of humor and just live in the moment thereby being more attractive and inviting to...
Maybe… you’ll fall in love with me all over again.” “Hell,” I said, “I love you...– Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (via larmoyante)
But if you knew you might not be able to see it again tomorrow, everything would...– Haruki Murakami (via larmoyante)
A person possessing self-confidence isn’t arrogant, but calm, neither are they boisterous, but even-tempered. Having casual elegance in this case is not needing an audience, but attracting one more often than not because of a winsome, honest and non-threatening quality that piques others’ interest.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.– (via tattoophrases)
I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know...– Anais Nin (via thatkindofwoman)
À corps perdu
: doing something with passion, unrestrained, without hesitation, without prudence, without thinking about consequences.
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us...– Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment (via quote-book If only more people understood this!! People who only know love or lust at first sight and think the only reason I’d be interested in getting to know them is that I have a crush on them. I pity such people.
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