"Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly."
"If you’re gonna bail, bail early. This applies to relationships, college classes, and sledding,"
"You will burn and you will burn out; you will be healed and come back again."
"Sometimes the memory of happiness cannot stay true because it ended unhappily."
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
"The world suffers a lot. Not because of the violence of bad people, but because of the silence of good people."
"When you’re traveling, you are what you are, right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road."
"The idea that food stamps represent a problem — not a small blessing that has made this ongoing economic disaster marginally less awful — represents an awesome combination of ignorance and cruelty."
"Raising a child is like taking care of someone who’s on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad."
"rainydaysandblankets: “Have you ever felt a potential love for someone?
Like, you don’t actually love them and you know you don’t, but you know you could. You realize that you could easily fall in love with them. It’s almost like the bud of a flower, ready to blossom but it’s just not quite there yet. And you like them a lot, you really do. You think about them often, but you don’t love them. You could, though. You know you could."