"You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life."
"I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call in “vandalism,” but when we destroy something created by nature we call it “progress.””
— Ed Begley Jr. (via
"Sometimes, Just when we need them, life wraps metaphors up in little bows for us. When you think all is lost, the things you need the most return unexpectedly.”
— Susannah Cahalan,
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness