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    Sylvia Plath
    “Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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    I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #3
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”
    Ernest Hemingway
    tags: wine

  • #4
    Margaret Wise Brown
    “Goodnight stars, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere.”
    Margaret Wise Brown, Goodnight Moon

  • #5
    Sylvia Plath
    “I am still so naïve; I know pretty much what I like and dislike; but please, don’t ask me who I am. A passionate, fragmentary girl, maybe?”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #6
    Sylvia Plath
    “I know pretty much what I like and dislike; but please, don't ask me who I am.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #7
    Sylvia Plath
    “What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #8
    “I’d say go to hell, but I never want to see you again.”
    Mad Men, incorrectly attributed to Sylvia Plath

  • #9
    Sylvia Plath
    “I felt the first man I slept with must be intelligent, so I could respect him.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #10
    Sylvia Plath
    “I'm doped and thick from my last sleeping pill.”
    Sylvia Plath, Ariel: The Restored Edition

  • #11
    Sylvia Plath
    “I want to talk to everybody I can as deeply as I can. I want to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west, to walk freely at night.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #12
    Sylvia Plath
    “I like people too much or not at all.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #13
    Sylvia Plath
    “So much working, reading, thinking, living to do. A lifetime is not long enough. Nor youth to old age long enough. Immortality and permanence be damned. Sure I want them, but they are nonexistent, and won't matter when I rot underground. All I want to say is: I made the best of a mediocre job. It was a good fight while it lasted. And so life goes.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #14
    Sylvia Plath
    “There ought, I thought, to be a ritual for being born twice - patched, retreaded and approved for the road.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #15
    Joan Collins
    “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you someone who has never achieved much.”
    Joan Collins

  • #16
    Maya Angelou
    “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
    Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  • #17
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I didn't want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you good night — and there's a lot of difference.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #18
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #19
    Ernest Hemingway
    “You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.”
    Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

  • #20
    Sylvia Plath
    “Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #21
    Maya Angelou
    “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #22
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “He looked at her the way all women want to be looked at by a man.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #23
    Sylvia Plath
    “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #24
    Sylvia Plath
    “The trouble about jumping was that if you didn't pick the right number of storeys, you might still be alive when you hit bottom.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #25
    Sylvia Plath
    “I may never be happy, but tonight I am content.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #26
    Sylvia Plath
    “There is so much hurt in this game of searching for a mate, of testing, trying. And you realize suddenly that you forgot it was a game, and turn away in tears.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #27
    Sylvia Plath
    “August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #28
    Jennifer Brown
    “A picture's worth a thousands words but they don't tell the whole story.”
    Jennifer Brown, Thousand Words

  • #29
    Victor J. Stenger
    “Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings.”
    Victor J. Stenger

  • #30
    Sylvia Plath
    “I had hoped, at my departure, I would feel sure and knowledgeable about everything that lay ahead -- after all, I had been "analyzed." Instead, all I could see were question marks.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar



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