The Collection Of Paradoxes

I'm Sarah and I love words.

“I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted.
I’m like a collection of paradoxes.”

- Ferdinand de Saussure.

“So the week slips or sticks through my fingers; rage, misery, joy, dulness, elation mix; I am the usual battlefield of emotions.”

—   Virginia Woolf, Diary Entry, 30 October, 1926.

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“You’re told that you’re in your head too much, a phrase that’s often deployed against the quiet and cerebral. Or maybe there’s another word for such people: thinkers.”

—   Susan Cain, Quiet.

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“All the hardest, coldest people you meet,
were once as soft as water.
And that’s the tragedy of living.”

—   Iain S. Thomas.

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“You are a
hurricane of
a girl; remember
to breathe
every once in a while,
do not drown
within your
own storm.”


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“Sad are only those who understand.”

—   Arab proverb.

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“Do you love me enough that I may be weak with you?”

—   Alain de Botton.

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“The roots of all living things are tied together. Deep in the ground of being, they tangle and embrace. If we look deeply, we find that we do not have a separate self-identity, a self that does not include sun and wind, earth and water, creatures and plants, and one another.”

—   Joan Halifax.

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“This is why it hurts the way it hurts. You have too many words in your head. There are too many ways to describe the way you feel. You will never have the luxury of a dull ache. You must suffer through the intricacy of feeling too much.”

—   Iain S. Thomas, I Wrote This For You.

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“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”

—   H.L. Mencken.

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“If there is a God, his plan is very simlar to someone not having a plan.”

—   Eddie Izzard.

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“Hate the sin, love the sinner.”

—   Mahatma Gandhi.

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“My brain and this world don’t fit each other.”

—   G.K. Chesterton.

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