Wild & Precious Life

a collection of beautiful words…..

Category: Quotes

Lewis Carroll

Our lives may be no more than dewdrops on a summer morning. But surely, it is better that we sparkle while we are here.

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Rainer Maria Rilke

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue.

Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings.

Andy Warhol

I broke something today, and I realized I should break something once a week to remind me how fragile life is.

Liu Xiaobo

Freedom of expression is the foundation of human rights, the source of humanity, and the mother of truth. To strangle freedom of speech is to trample on human rights, stifle humanity, and suppress truth.

Leonard Cohen

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.

Rumi

Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.

Martin Luther King Jr.

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.

Rumi

Set your life on fire, seek those who fan your flames.

Dorothy Parker

I suppose that is the thing about New York. It is always a little more than you had hoped for. Each day, there, is so definitely a new day. “Now we’ll start over,” it seems to say every morning, “and come on, let’s hurry like anything.”

London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it. There is excitement ever running its streets. Each day, as you go out, you feel the little nervous quiver that is yours when you sit in the theater just before the curtain rises. Other places may give you a sweet and soothing sense of level; but in New York there is always the feeling of “Something’s going to happen.” It isn’t peace. But, you know, you do get used to peace, and so quickly. And you never get used to New York.