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  • #1
    Ishmael Beah
    “Some nights the sky wept stars that quickly floated and disappeared into the darkness before our wishes could meet them. ”
    Ishmael Beah, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

  • #2
    “A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.”
    Frank Crane

  • #3
    Kinky Friedman
    “My dear,
    Find what you love and let it kill you.
    Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.
    Let it kill you and let it devour your remains.
    For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it’s much better to be killed by a lover.
    ~ Falsely yours”
    Kinky Friedman

  • #4
    Charles Bukowski
    “...in that drunken place
    you would
    like to hand your heart to her
    and say
    touch it
    but then
    give it back.”
    Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last

  • #5
    Charles Bukowski
    “Love is a form of prejudice. You love what you need, you love what makes you feel good, you love what is convenient. How can you say you love one person when there are ten thousand people in the world that you would love more if you ever met them? But you'll never meet them. All right, so we do the best we can. Granted. But we must still realize that love is just the result of a chance encounter. Most people make too much of it. On these grounds a good fuck is not to be entirely scorned. But that's the result of a chance meeting too. You're damned right. Drink up. We'll have another.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #6
    Paulo Coelho
    “Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym

  • #7
    Joey W. Hill
    “If my Master is lost, I'll find him. I'll lead him back to himself, because to serve doesn't always mean to follow.”
    Joey W. Hill, Hostile Takeover

  • #8
    Stephanie Perkins
    “I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.”
    Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

  • #9
    Charles Bukowski
    “there's a bluebird in my heart that
    wants to get out
    but I'm too clever, I only let him out
    at night sometimes
    when everybody's asleep.
    I say, I know that you're there,
    so don't be
    sad.
    then I put him back,
    but he's singing a little
    in there, I haven't quite let him
    die
    and we sleep together like
    that
    with our
    secret pact
    and it's nice enough to
    make a man
    weep, but I don't
    weep, do
    you?”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #10
    Charles Bukowski
    “You have to die a few times before you can really
    live.”
    Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last

  • #11
    Charles Bukowski
    “what matters most is how well you walk through the fire”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #12
    Charles Bukowski
    “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #13
    Charles Bukowski
    “I wanted the whole world or nothing.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #14
    Charles Bukowski
    “there is a loneliness in this world so great
    that you can see it in the slow movement of
    the hands of a clock.

    people so tired
    mutilated
    either by love or no love.

    people just are not good to each other
    one on one.

    the rich are not good to the rich
    the poor are not good to the poor.

    we are afraid.

    our educational system tells us
    that we can all be
    big-ass winners.

    it hasn't told us
    about the gutters
    or the suicides.

    or the terror of one person
    aching in one place
    alone

    untouched
    unspoken to

    watering a plant.”
    Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell

  • #15
    Charles Bukowski
    “Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #16
    Charles Bukowski
    “There's a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out
    but I'm too tough for him,
    I say, stay in there, I'm not going to let anybody see you.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #17
    Charles Bukowski
    “there is a place in the heart that
    will never be filled

    a space

    and even during the
    best moments
    and
    the greatest times
    times

    we will know it

    we will know it
    more than
    ever

    there is a place in the heart that
    will never be filled
    and

    we will wait
    and
    wait

    in that space.”
    Charles bukowski

  • #18
    Charles Bukowski
    “I stopped looking for a Dream Girl, I just wanted one that wasn't a nightmare.”
    Charles Bukowski, The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship

  • #19
    Charles Bukowski
    “Life's as kind as you let it be.”
    Charles Bukowski, Hot Water Music

  • #20
    Sun Tzu
    “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War

  • #21
    Sun Tzu
    “Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War

  • #22
    Sun Tzu
    “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity”
    Sun-Tzu, A Arte da Guerra



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