There are two types of waiting. There’s the the waiting you do for something you know is coming, sooner or later—like waiting for the 6:28 train, or the school bus, or a party where a certain handsome boy might be. And then there’s the waiting for something you don’t know is coming. You don’t even… Continue reading Unknown
Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. ― Oscar Wilde
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. ― Oscar Wilde
I like men who have a future and women who have a past. — Oscar Wilde
Assume you’ll succeed at everything you do. Of course that’s not true. But you’ll never achieve an extraordinary life without a little false hope. — Unknown
Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. — Oscar Wilde
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women, when they love, give everything. — Oscar Wilde
Fear knocked at the door and faith answered. No one was there. — Anonymous. Found in an English pub after one of the many London bombings by Hitler during World War II.
‘Let me light my lamp,’ say the star, ‘and never debate if it will help to remove the darkness.’ Before the end of my journey may I reach within myself the one which is the all, leaving the outer shell to float away with the drifting multitude upon the current of chance and change. —… Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims. (Penguin Classics; First Thus edition January 28, 1982) Originally published 1665.