“I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” — Marilyn Monroe


“Life’s like a tea-leaf egg. The more cracks it developed, the tastier it will get.” — Unknown


“Love doesn’t mean a thing if there’s no commitment.” — from the novel Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks


“Write a story the way you think it should be told. It’s the connection that counts.” — Unknown


“It’s not easy to define poetry” — Bob Dylan


“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” — from the novel Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk


“Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.” — from the novel Program 13 by Nicole Sobon


“Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.” — Sylvia Plath


“The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.” — William Shakespeare


“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou


“There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow that it hides itself in insanity. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind” — Patrick Rothfuss


“Write to write. Write because you need to write. Write to settle the rage within you. Write with an internal purpose. Write about something or someone that means so much to you, that you don’t care what others think” — Nick Miller


“We are all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open to discover what is already there.” — Henry Miller


“Home is the escape from the formality of the world.” — Christian Siriano


“I choose to love you in silence because in silence I find no rejection, and in silence no one owns you but me.” — Unknown


“We poets in our youth begin in gladness; but thereof comes in the end despondency and madness.” — William Wordsworth


“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” ― Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland)


“Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” — Sylvia Plath

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