Blessed is the moon; it goes but it comes back again.

Samoan

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“But that was a long time ago and since then a crab has been gnawing at my vitals. All this began in the Metro (first-class) with the phrase – ‘l’homme que j’etais, je ne le suis plus.”

Henry Miller

The stone unhewn and cold Becomes a living mould, The more the marble wastes The more the statue grows.”

Michelangelo

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“When fear and cold make a statue of you in your bed, don’t expect hard-boned and fleshless truth to come running to your aid. What you need are the plump comforts of a story. The soothing, rocking safety of a lie.”

― Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

You think Yoda stops teaching, just because his student does not want to hear? A teacher Yoda is. Yoda teaches like drunkards drink, like killers kill.

Yoda

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Ed McMahon

God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world.

 

Because all little girls deserve to be protected. Even the daughters of douche bags.”

― Kimberly Wollenburg, Crystal Clean: A mother’s struggle with meth addiction and recovery

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A girl without a mother is like a mountain with no paths; a girl without a father is like a mountain with no streams. 

Kurdish Proverb

Don’t waste your time with jealousy. Some times you’re ahead, some times you’re behind. The race is long and in the end, it’s only with yourself.

― Baz Luhrmann

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“The worst thing about jealousy is how low it makes you reach.”

― Erica Jong, How to Save Your Own Life

Never get married in the morning, because you never know who you’ll meet that night.

Paul Hornung

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“Marriage is like calculus. Complicated and inexplicably remote. People think it’s about loving one another and riding off into the sunset, but no one tells you the horse is lame or that it’s an eclipse, and there won’t be a sunset that day.”

― Kristin Billerbeck, The Trophy Wives Club

 

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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To desire nothing beyond what you have is surely happiness. Aboard a boat, it is frequently possible to achieve just that.
That is why sailing is a way of life, one of the finest of lives.

Carleton Mitchell

Fast as the hare runs, the greyhound outruns her, since he catches her.

SPANISH

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“Mad Hatter: Would you like a little more tea?
Alice: Well, I haven’t had any yet, so I can’t very well take more.
March Hare: Ah, you mean you can’t very well take less.
Mad Hatter: Yes. You can always take more than nothing.”

― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Without the quest, there can be no epiphany.”

Reflections on a Simple Twist of Fate: Literature, Art and Parkinson’s Disease  ― Constantine E. Scaros,

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“As is often the case when I travel, my vulnerability – like not knowing what the hell I’m going to do upon arrival — makes me more open to outside interactions than I might be when I’m at home and think I know best what needs to be done. On the road, serendipity is given space to enter my life.”

― Andrew McCarthy, The Longest Way Home: One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down