One of the hardest things about being alive is being with other people.
The people you love become ghosts inside of you, and like this you keep them alive.
Wandering is the activity of the child, the passion of the genius; it is the discovery of the self, the discovery of the outside world, and the learning of how the self is both “at one with” and “separate from” the outside world. These discoveries are as fundamental to the soul as “learning to survive”...
If you feel like a nearly-drowned rat that’s been dragged through the mud, all twisted up inside your mother’s borrowed, prized quilt, having been tossed about by gale force winds that managed to entangle you in barbed wire one-thousand miles from your goal in the middle of a hot, barren nowhere void of any basic...
Dead, but not allowed to die. Alive, but as good as dead.
If it doesn’t sweat, jiggle, or pant, it’s not alive.
What’s done is done. Say good-bye to the past, and hello to the future. And we’re wasting time, when already we’ve wasted enough. We’ve got everything ahead, waiting for us. “Just the right words to make me feel real, alive, free! Free enough to forget thoughts of revenge.
Ingrid’s skin was the smoothest texture, so pale that it was transparent. I could see the blue veins that ran down her arms, and they made her seem fragile somehow. the way Eric Daniels, my first boyfriend, seemed fragile when I laid my head on his chest and heart his heart beating and thought, Oh....
It was a vision of the one thing that we both hoped someday would be…the warmth of our bodies next to each other’s, reflected in sunset of our secret place… We longed for it to be like this, each and every evening… Dancing in the night, playing hide-and-seek in the day, the beauty of our...
Footsteps are the wonders of staying alive to move forward
He had become completely mad in his movements; He seemed to be doing everything at the same time. It was a shaking of the head, up and down, sideways; jerky, vigorous hands; quick walking, sitting, crossing the legs, uncrossing, getting up, rubbing the hands, rubbing his fly, hitching his pants, looking up and saying ‘Am,’...
Just for the simple fact that you are alive to witness a new day, makes your life amazingly great. With the body, mind, and soul alive and in positive state, all things will surely remain possible, and opportunities will continue to be endless.
Art is the expression of appreciation of beauty real or imagined. It’s also an examination of what it means to be alive with all its varied things, emotions, and experiences. We are forever trying to explain ourselves to the world or the world to ourselves.
There’s not a person alive who is ugly. Now dead people, they disgust me.
It’s better to get a rosebud while you’re alive than a whole bouquet after you’re dead.
Widowed were not those alive, but those who were dead.
That is — I don’t know — is a man alive if he can’t be killed? I don’t really understand it, and Dumbledore won’t explain properly — but anyway, he’s certainly got a body and is walking and talking and killing, so I suppose, for the purposes of our discussion, yes, he’s alive.