I brought them up here to illustrate the point of conformity: the difficulty in maintaining your own beliefs in the face of others. Now, those of you — I see the look in your eyes like, ‘I would’ve walked differently.’ Well, ask yourselves why you were clapping. Now, we all have a great need for… Continue reading Robin Williams
There’s kind of a hole in most of us. It’s in the approximate shape of a soul. — Stephen Jenkinson, Griefwalker (2008) Directed by Tim Wilson. Screenplay by Tim Wilson. Produced by Annette Clarke for the National Film Board of Canada.
My heart… It feels like my chest can barely contain it. Like it’s trying to escape because it doesn’t belong to me anymore. It belongs to you. And if you wanted it, I’d wish for nothing in exchange―no gifts. No goods. No demonstrations of devotion. Nothing but knowing you loved me too. Just your heart,… Continue reading Claire Danes
There either is or is not, that’s the way things are. The colour of the day. The way it felt to be a child. The saltwater on your sunburnt legs. Sometimes the water is yellow, sometimes it’s red. But what colour it may be in memory, depends on the day. I’m not going to tell… Continue reading Mitch Glazer
To become immortal… and then die. ― Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless. (Rutgers Films in Print) Rutgers University Press January 1, 1988. Original film released March 17, 1960 (France)
How do you move on? You move on when your heart finally understands that there is no turning back. — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Directed by Peter Jackson and based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. (Del Rey July 12, 1986) Originally published October 20th 1955.… Continue reading J. R. R. Tolkien
Poetry is words that are empowered to make your hair stand on end, that you realize instantly as being some form of subjective truth that has an objective reality to it, because somebody has realized it. Then you call it poetry later. — Allen Ginsberg remarking on Bob Dylan’s ability to write poetry, No Direction… Continue reading Allen Ginsberg