If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I like art, and by art I mean music, poetry, sex, paintings, the human body, literature… All of this is art to me.
And I remember when I met him, it was so clear that he was the only one for me. We both knew it, right away.
Lana Del Rey, National Anthem
Always be kinder than you feel.
If she did wild or wicked things, it is because she could not help them.
The Old Man and the Sea,
Some people are uncomfortable with silences. Not me. I’ve never cared much for call and response. Sometimes I will think of something to say and then I ask myself: is it worth it? And it just isn’t.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.