When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.
We are like roses that have never bothered to bloom when we should have bloomed and it is as if the sun has become disgusted with waiting
Does it bother you, me being half naked all the time?
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
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There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.
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I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.
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Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
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I love to sleep. Do you? Isn't it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious.
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
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Don't bother her, don't try to talk to her, don't even look at her, or I'll fold you in half so many times you'll look like a tiny little origami werewolf.
Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.
Sometimes one must choose whether to be kind or honorable," he said. "Sometimes one cannot be both.