"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain."
— Johanna de Silentio
"Sometimes people think they know you. They know a few facts about you, and they piece you together in a way that makes sense to them. And if you don’t know yourself very well, you might even believe that they are right. But the truth is, that isn’t you. That isn’t you at all."
— Leila Sales
"So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! A lifetime is not long enough."
"Some people meet the way the sky meets the earth— inevitably, and there is no stopping or holding back their love. It exists in a finished world, beyond the reach of common sense."
"Your image is engraved on the face of my watch It is engraved on each of the hands It is etched on the weeks months years My time is no longer mine it is you"
— Nizar Qabbani
"God how is it that we surrender
to love giving it the keys to our city
carrying candles to it and incense
falling down at its feet asking
to be forgiven
Why do we look for it and endure
all that it does to us
all that it does to us?"
"In order to draw blood from Majnun the surgeon sharpened his lancet. Majnun wept and said, “I fear that in place of blood out will flow longing for Layla.”"
"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."
— William Blake
"Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful."
— Sophia Loren