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.

“But I think our childhood is more decisive than people generally are willing to admit. And what happens to us later can either cast a shadow or shine a light on what’s already been created — or ruined — within us.”

—   Ingmar Bergman, from an interview.

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“Hear me O’ scribes and hear me men of wisdom. Routine and prejudice distort vision. Each man thinks his own horizon is the limit of the world so let thy mind be limitless and thy vision be undimmed.”

—   Egyptian Papyrus Fragment.

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Johnny & June.

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“Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either extreme egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.”

—   Graham Greene, The Heart Of The Matter.

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“The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice.”

—   Virginia Woolf, Orlando.

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“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.”

—   Denis Waitley.

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“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you’ll always find despair.”

—   Irvin D. Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept.

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“I am practicing being kind over being right.”

—   Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook.

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“Your love will be
safe with me.”

—   Bon Iver, re: Stacks.

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“Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.”

—   Marcus Aurelius.

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“I despise my own hypersensitiveness, which requires so much reassurance. It is certainly abnormal to crave so much to be loved and understood.”

—   Anaïs Nin.

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“Don’t walk too far away from the child within you, and never abandon the sense of wonder that magnifies the smallest of things into mountains of joy. For one day, when you lose sight of happiness, that child within can guide you back to the things that once nourished your heart.”

—   Dodinsky.

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“When you keep hurting someone, you do one of three things. Either you fill them up with hate, and they destroy everything around them. Or you fill them up with sadness, and they destroy themselves. Or you fill them up with justice, and they try to destroy everything that’s bad and cruel in this world.”

—   Nick Lake, In Darkness.

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“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”

—   Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice.

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