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There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had…

There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.

Life has a practice of living you, if you don’…

Life has a practice of living you, if you don’t live it.

I never paid any attention to people who told …

I never paid any attention to people who told me to go out and live. I belonged always to whatever was far from me and to whatever I could never be. Anything that was not mine, however base, always seemed to me to be full of poetry. The only thing I ever loved was pure nothingness.

Do you know the best thing about broken hearts…

Do you know the best thing about broken hearts? They can only really break once the rest is just scratches.

Lies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire the…

Lies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire they can either keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they’re used.

To be someone’s best friend requires a minimum…

To be someone’s best friend requires a minimum investment of time. More than that, though, it takes emotional energy. Caring about someone deeply is exhausting.

Someone once asked me what I regarded as the t…

Someone once asked me what I regarded as the three most important requirements for happiness. My answer was: A feeling that you have been honest with yourself and those around you; a feeling that you have done the best you could both in your personal life and in your work; and the ability to love others.

I don’t want to talk as much,’ she said, denti…

I don’t want to talk as much,’ she said, denting her chin thoughtfully with her forefinger. ‘It’s nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one’s heart, like treasures. I don’t like to have them laughed at or wondered over.

Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest…

Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’

Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and so…

Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.