From what I've observed, birthdays get scary as you march through your twenties. At thirty, you don't know whether to celebrate: what's to get excited about - the end of youth? The beginning of adulthood? -Dick Van Dyke Happy birthday to me, my existential dread is playing up again, but what's new there?
There was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars I'm in one of those moods where I really want to re-read On the Road, which makes me think of this quote.
I'm going to cheat here and put in more than one quote because I love Bryony Gordon's Mad Girl too much to just have one! These kids have no idea how good they've got it. You think we had it easier, worrying that our skin is going to burn off and melt away every time… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Mad Girl
one can be as happy in a desert as in a hotel. It all depends on one's state of mind. - Reggie Kray Reading Reggie Kray's book was a very eye-opening look at the justice system, the prison system and the history of the east end. There were moments where I forgot he was… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Born Fighter
I'm really not a liar, I just learned very early on that those of us deprived of history sometimes need to turn to mythology to feel complete, to belong.
I guess it was all going just a little too well If I wasn't careful, I'd be happy pretty soon. Carrie Fisher (The Princess Diarist) I've been sat on this book for too long and this, along with a few other lines really jumped out at me. I don't know how I feel about this… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Princess Diarist
Words only exist in theory. And then one ordinary day you run into a word that only exists in theory and then you meet it face to face. And then that word becomes someone you know. The word becomes someone you hate. And you take that word with you everywhere you go and you can't… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – The Inexplicable Logic of my Life