Memo to extreme partisans: If you can't bring yourselves to love your enemies, can you at least learn to hate your friends?
Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed.
I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.
The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
Today and tomorrow are yet to be said.
The chances, the changes are all yours to make.
The mold of your life is in your hands to break.
your best men are
drunks and your worst men are
your best men are killers and
your worst men are
I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane.
Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders.
And you should not be out and about in your nightgown. There are Lightwoods wandering these halls.
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Nothing makes you think you might need years of therapy like saying the word breasts in front of your mother.
The Futures Bright, Wear Your Sunglasses
Follow the dreams of others and you will receive a paycheck. Follow your own dreams and you will never check your pay.