1. I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.  —Bette Midler

    I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.  —Bette Midler

     
  2. Half of this story is true and the other half might very well have happened.   ―William Pène du Bois   The Twenty-One Balloons

    Half of this story is true and the other half might very well have happened.   William Pène du Bois   The Twenty-One Balloons

     
  3. The child’s laughter is pure until he first laughs at a clown.  —Angela Carter  Nights at the Circus

    The child’s laughter is pure until he first laughs at a clown.  —Angela Carter  Nights at the Circus

     
  4. The universe bursts into existence from life, not the other way around as we have been taught. For each life there is a universe, its own universe. We generate spheres of reality, individual bubbles of existence. Our planet is comprised of billions of spheres of reality, generated by each individual human and perhaps even by each animal.  —Robert Lanza

    The universe bursts into existence from life, not the other way around as we have been taught. For each life there is a universe, its own universe. We generate spheres of reality, individual bubbles of existence. Our planet is comprised of billions of spheres of reality, generated by each individual human and perhaps even by each animal.  —Robert Lanza

     
  5. Every now and then I like to do as I’m told, just to confuse people.  —Tamora Pierce   Melting Stones

    Every now and then I like to do as I’m told, just to confuse people.  —Tamora Pierce   Melting Stones

     
  6. Why do I do anything?’ she says. ‘I’m educated enough to talk myself out of any plan. To deconstruct any fantasy. Explain away any goal. I’m so smart I can negate any dream.  —Chuck Palahniuk   Choke

    Why do I do anything?’ she says. ‘I’m educated enough to talk myself out of any plan. To deconstruct any fantasy. Explain away any goal. I’m so smart I can negate any dream.  —Chuck Palahniuk   Choke

     
  7. The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.  —Carl Jung 

    The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.  —Carl Jung 

     
  8. Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?
We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone?
―Haruki Murakami    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?

    We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone?

    ―Haruki Murakami    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

     
  9. Imagination is a quality that was given to man to compensate him from what’s not. The sense of humor was given to console him from what is.   ―Oscar Wilde

    Imagination is a quality that was given to man to compensate him from what’s not. The sense of humor was given to console him from what is.   ―Oscar Wilde

     
  10. Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.   ―Mallory Hopkins

    Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.   ―Mallory Hopkins