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“Humanity's greatest strength - and also the reason for its ultimate downfall - is its ability to normalize even the bizarre.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“People who let themselves learn new things are the best kind of people.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Laughter is the music of the deep cosmos connecting all human beings that says all the things mere words cannot.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“If you have the will to do something, and you keep at it, and you don't give up, you can do anything. And there's no greater will than the will to love who you want.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“love is a belief mutually held. As soon as that belief fades on either end, then poof, the whole thing falls face-flat like a tug-of-war suddenly gone one-sided.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
tags: love
“Nothing is just any one single thing. In fact, what starts out as one thing can turn out to be something completely different.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“If wall of oobleck block your way,
don't punch and slap and kick all day,
Just hold your breath and close your eyes
and simply ease yourself inside.
Walk slowly through the dark, don't fear,
For someday you'll be far from here.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“White people can describe themselves with just American. Only when pressed do they go into their ethnic heritage. Doesn't seem fair that I have to forever explain my origin story with that silent hyphen, whereas white people don't. It's complicated. But simple. Simplicated.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Because love is more terrifying than anything. Love is a mighty blue hand coming straight for you out of the sky. All you can do is surrender yourself and pray you don’t fall to your death.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
tags: love
“You can run across a big trough of oobleck, if for some reason you (a) have a big enough trough lying around and (b) enough oobleck to fill it.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Okay is my prayer.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Flies are the only creature named after their main mode of mobility.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Nerds,' says Joy.
We look at her like, So?”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“People can code switch to confuse others, express dominance or submission, or disguise themselves.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Kitsch is not seeing something for what it is, but what you think it should be.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“He nods with this wistful sort of look that says, I learned something new today.

People who let themselves learn new things are the best kind of people. . . .

As soon as I say these words, I realize I've discovered the point. The point is not about playing Food Tour Guide. It's not about peppering Paul Olmo with questions. The point is being able to say I have no idea. Without apology. With confidence, even. . . .

I have no idea, I realize, is a big part of who I am.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“I can’t understand why anyone would drink water that has had hops and twigs and shit rooting in it for weeks.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“As a member of the majority, she belongs everywhere. As the product of a long, mixed-up heritage, she belongs nowhere.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
tags: race
“card.” Q lifts his arms to make air quotes each time, but with just his middle fingers facing out. He calls them his fuck-off quotes.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
tags: funny
“I have no idea, I realize, is a big part of who I am.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“Humanity’s greatest strength—and also the reason for its ultimate downfall—is its ability to normalize even the bizarre.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“The next few weeks before winter break are an ontological free-for-all. It's like someone accidentally bumped the setts of reality, stumbled to fix them, and wound up only making things worse. Up becomes down, light becomes dark, the water in the toilet bowl starts spinning the other way from usual. Counterclockwise? Clockwise?”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love
“If walls of oobleck block your way, don’t punch and slap and kick all day. Just hold your breath and close your eyes and simply ease yourself inside. Walk slowly through the dark, don’t fear For someday you’ll be far from here.”
David Yoon, Frankly in Love