This is not new territory. Stop lights like lullabies write my eulogy.
More quotes by Marisa Crane
If only I had known then the speed with which she could die, maybe I wouldn’t have become the hemlock.
Loving him is like trying to hold onto an armful of balloons. Maybe I need someone to come along and pop them.
If we are simply energy, neither created or destroyed, and if a body is just a body, celestial or not, why don’t you come over here and we will make collisions out of moments.
Standing on the doorstep of desire, I hold this bouquet like a gun and these vows like a petition for the death penalty.
The listlessness of it all, the profit off depression, the extinction of an entire species, the chlorinated connections- poisoned just to appear clean.
More quotes about Life
A lot of people always question, ‘What else can she do, what else can she do?’ And I’m going to show you
Change can come in either of two important ways: Start behaving positively or stop behaving negatively.
Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon – but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx –the world went around, it didn’t stop for a second. It’s sad but true. John Kennedy, right?
You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past — whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.
Life is an improvisation. You have no idea what’s going to happen next and you are mostly just making things up as you go along.
If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.
This morning I woke with my ear pressed between shoulder blades. Every inhale, every drum, every pump, thump of your heartbeat said one thing – home, home, home.
Experience is the harvest of life, and every harvest is the result of a sowing. The experience which young people must crave is that of success in some service for which they are naturally fitted.
There can be no lasting peace where hatred exists. Hatreds will continue to arise as long as the causes of war are not rooted out and exposed.
There have been times when I’ve been around people I wouldn’t care to be around, and if I could get away I would. We have a word in Mississippi – we just don’t seem to set horses. In other words, this person is always saying something that gets your goat, y’understand? But when people treat you mean, you dislike them for that, but not because of their person, who they are. I was born and raised in a segregated society, but when I left there I had nobody I disliked other than the people that’d mistreated me, and that only lasted for as long as they were mistreating me.