“Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.”
— Anne Sexton
“Don’t marry a man unless you would be proud to have a son exactly like him.”
“The world’s 85 richest people have as much wealth as the world’s 3.5 billion poorest.”
“You think it’s cool to hate things. And it’s not. It’s boring. Talk about what you love and keep quiet about what you don’t.”
Zibby (Liberal Arts)
define yourself by what you love. define yourself by what you love. define yourself by what you love.
“Your voice sounds completely different in different languages. It alters your personality somehow. I don’t think people get the same feeling from you. The rhythm changes. Because the rhythm of the language is different, it changes your inner rhythm and that changes how you process everything.
When I hear myself speak French, I look at myself differently. Certain aspects will feel closer to the way I feel or the way I am and others won’t. I like that—to tour different sides of yourself. I often find when looking at people who are comfortable in many languages, they’re more comfortable talking about emotional stuff in a certain language or political stuff in another and that’s really interesting, how people relate to those languages.”
— François Arnaud, for Interview Magazine (via unmaiden
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”
— C. S. Lewis