"We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free."
"Travel opens your mind as few other things do. It is its own form of hypnotism, and I am forever under its spell."
"I love people who are open-minded. People who just vibe with whatever you talk about. You can talk about anything and everything."
"Around your finger
I am still wrapped and twisted,
I will not uncoil."
"I have resorted
to searching for you
in the ends of cigarettes
and on the bottoms
of empty wine bottles.
The addiction seems eternal,
but inevitable when both
actions act as temporary relief
from your bitter sweet memory."
"You think it’s cool to hate things. And it’s not. It’s boring. Talk about what you love and keep quiet about the things that you don’t."
"Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough."
"Great hearts can only be made by great troubles."