My favorite quotes of all time.
Once my heart was filled with the love of a girl,
I held her close but she faded in the night,
like a poem i meant to write…
He taught me the meaning of pain. Pain without reason.
I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ.
There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.
Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
Go on take everything, i dare you to.
i told you from the start just how this would end when i get what i want and i never want it again.
And your long time curse hurts but what’s worse
is this pain in here; I can’t stay in here
ain’t it clear that i just can’t fit
yes i believe it’s time for us to quit
When we meet again, introduced as friends,
Please don’t let on that you knew me when
I was hungry, and it was your world
Now your dancing child with his chinese suit
He spoke to me, i took his flute
Even though i wasn’t very cute to him, was i?
But i did it because you lied
& because he took you for a ride
Because time is on his side
& because i want you
Look at the sun sinkin’ like a ship
Ain’t that just like my heart babe,
When i kiss your lips?
Half the people can be part right all of the time, an’
Some of the people can be all right part of the time,
But all the people can’t be all right all of the time.
I think Abraham Lincoln said that.
“I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours.”
I said that.
She is good to me
and there’s nothing she doesn’t see
She knows where i’d like to be
but it doesn’t matter
We might die from medication but we sure killed all the pain.
I am a lonely painter, I live in a box of paints. I’m frightened by the devil & drawn to those ones that ain’t…
This is what you shall do: Love the earth and the sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy…
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
I can’t find those church bells.
We’ll meet again. Don’t know where, don’t know when, but I know we’ll meet again some sunny day.
Lord have mercy on my rough & rowdy ways.
It’s everything that you want babe.
It’s everything that you need.
Soft and warm al the time, make you want it over and over.
Strong on the horizon,
But ends up bein really so sweet… oh so sweet.
She says, ‘oh, it’s so hard to love when love was your great disappointment…’
Cheer up baby, it wasn’t always quite so bad.
To say the things i want to say to you would be a crime.
To admit i’m still in love with you
after all this time
i’d rather let you touch my arm until you die.
Seduce me with your charms until i’m drunk on them go home and drink in bed
and never let myself love like that again.
We built our get away up in a tree we found.
We felt so far away but we were still in town.
Now I remember watching that old tree burn down
I took a picture that I don’t like to look at.
For a minute there i lost myself.
she was consumed by 3 simple things:
drink, despair, loneliness; and 2 more:
youth and beauty
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.