Sometimes you have to break your own heart with the truth before you shatter it with your lies.
This is my favorite line in any movie ever. Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka delivers the line as if it were truly possible to get everything you ever wanted.
How can you be sure that your red isn’t someone else’s blue?
My heart being broken
is not part of the deal.
My realization is that,
this knight in shining armor
is no more than a boy
The love depicted in fairytales or your typical chick flick may be perceived as extraordinary, but actual, passionate, intimate, committed love is not. How love makes you feel (if it is with the right person) is the part that is out of this universe.
I was never cool, until I reached the age I no longer gave a shit to be.
But there is another side of the heartbreak story and that’s the side where I do the heart breaking.
You can be Pro Cops as well as Pro Black Lives because the two do not need to be pinned against each other, and they both matter. Everyone’s lives matter and everyone needs to come together to see that.
We are accusing friends of different races about not understanding what it’s like. We are putting up divides and creating our own segregation out of a disagreement in opinion.
My life is as good as it gets. So why am I still lonely?