not the same man...

"a person that speaks his mind; he's sensitive enough to care for children; he's wise enough to not be put into the 'whack' category like everybody else in town - and he looooves the ladies". -Isaac hayes describing Chef from South Park
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studies show its always my fault

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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  ~Ovid

Isolation offered its own form of companionship: the reliable silence of her rooms, the steadfast tranquility of the evenings. The promise that she would find things where she put them, that there would be no interruption, no surprise. It greeted her at the end of each day and lay still with her at night.
Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland (via sempiternale)
I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice  (via thatkindofwoman)

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She was too quiet, or she was too loud. She took things too seriously, or not seriously at all. She was too sensitive, or too cold-hearted. She hated with every fiber of her being, or loved with every piece of her heart. There was no in-between for her. It was either all or nothing. She wanted everything but settled for nothing.
We assume others show love the same way we do — and if they don’t, we worry it’s not there.
Unknown  (via psych-facts)
Some women are
lost in the fire.
Some women are
built from it.
Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.
Isabelle Eberhardt  (via thatkindofwoman)

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Try not to feel jealous about things, or people or places. It’s toxic. Just keep living. You will find your happiness.
Love is so short, forgetting is so long.
Pablo Neruda (via observando)

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…I’m bleeding
I’m not just making conversation.
Silken, Richard. “Wishbone.”
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Avoid the friendship of those who constantly inquire and discuss the flaws of others.
Arabic Proverb (via cigarros)

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When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits - anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.
Kim McMillen (via cigarros)

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You don’t think—not possibly—not as a mere hundredth chance—there might be things that are real though we can’t see them?
C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces (via cigarros)

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…have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God.
Alice Walker, The Color Purple (via cigarros)

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