The hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life. It’s so easy to make it complex. What’s important is leading an examined life.
You’re going to make mistakes. Thousands of them, everybody does. But the important thing is you’re going to need to bounce back. You can’t just give up after every failure.
You will call me sweetheart
and I will still stumble over
I will want to know how many breaths you take after waking up
before you consider yourself alive
I will shiver when you touch me
do not be offended;
you are the warmest person I know.
We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.