Do you have a favourite quote?

Sunday, May 16, 2010

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” Henry David Thoreau

- Marilyn Monroe

“I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.” Yohji Yamamoto

- Oscar Wilde

“You can search the whole universe and not find a single being more worthy of love than yourself.” Buddha

“I sometimes think that people’s hearts are like deep wells. Nobody knows what’s at the bottom. All you can do is imagine by what comes floating to the surface every once in a while.” - Haruki Murakami

“What about little microphones? What if everyone swallowed them, and they played the sounds of our hearts through little speakers, which could be in the pouches of our overalls? When you skateboarded down the street at night you could hear everyone’s heartbeat, and they could hear yours, sort of like sonar. One weird thing is, I wonder if everyone’s hearts would start to beat at the same time, like how women who live together have their menstrual periods at the same time, which I know about, but don’t really want to know about. That would be so weird, except that the place in the hospital where babies are born would sound like a crystal chandelier in a houseboat, because the babies wouldn’t have had time to match up their heartbeats yet. And at the finish line at the end of the New York City Marathon it would sound like war.” - Jonathan Safran Foer

“People die of broken hearts.
They have heart attacks.
And it’s the heart that hurts the most when things go wrong and fall apart.”
- The Messenger by Markus Zusak

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