Time has a way of standing still . . .

“Time. Time has a way of standing still during the moments that define one’s life.
The first kiss, the birth of one’s first child, a paralyzing car accident, hearing of the death of a parent, the last kiss.”




Harold and Maude knew things . . .

Harold: Maude.
Maude: Hmm?
Harold: Do you pray?
Maude: Pray? No. I communicate.
Harold: With God?
Maude: With Life.


~Harold and Maude


from the perks of being a wallflower . . .

“I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”

~Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower



if we can just let go . . .

“If we can just let go and trust that things will work out they way they’re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.”

~Goldie Hawn




our siblings resemble us just enough . . .

“Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long.”

~ Susan Scarf Merrell



same world . . .

“Loving people live in a loving world. 

Hostile people live in a hostile world. 

Same world.”
~Wayne Dyer

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when someone is essential to you . . .

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” 

~Robert A. Heinlein

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