Don’t be a rock when you are really a gem.
Girls should never be afraid to be smart.
Honestly, it’s way more fun to dance crazy than it is to dance ‘cool’.
We never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness. In this exquisitely connected world, it’s never a question of ‘critical mass.’ It’s always about critical connections.
Grace Lee Boggs
I wanted to think about bars differently and redefine what can be served at a bar. The idea was to have multiple bars that served books, vegan foods and even causes. It was all about serving things that were feeding your soul in different ways.
For what is a poem but a hazardous attempt at self-understanding: it is the deepest part of autobiography.
Robert Penn Warren
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Experience,” from The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson
‘A dream? How wonderful to be young and think of dreams as events happening down the road rather than episodes of sleep disruption. I’d gladly trade my own nighttime dreams, peopled with restless souls traveling eternity, for daytime wishes and wants.’
“Don’t hold churching real high—too much blaming and guilt. The way I figure it, contrary to what a lot of preachers tell, a loving God who made so much beauty in this world wouldn’t occupy himself with thinking up ways to punish folks. He’d be smart enough to know what we do always comes back to us.”
“He’s so set in his ways, the day of the Apocalypse he’ll tell the Four Horsemen they can just turn around and ride on back where they came from—he has work to do.”
“You’ve gotta own it, Violet. Hold your head up, date whoever you damn well please, and let the world kiss your rear. You’re a smart, strong, amazing woman. You shouldn’t be asking anybody’s permission to live how you want.”
“Shut the f@@@ up or I’ll shove your head so far up your a@@ you’ll be able to lick your own tonsils.”
How To Marry A Cowboy
Kari Lynn Dell
I literally have to remind myself all the time, that being afraid of things going wrong isn’t the way to make things go wright.
Just be yourself. Let people see the real imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful and magical person that you are.
Don’t stop until you’re proud.