The most meaningful changes in our lives tend to rip us to pieces. That is how it always goes. No rational, happy person ever steps back to examine his life and decides that he simply must change everything about it.
We are not all the live fast, die young type. But that doesn’t mean that our lives can’t be meaningful and memorable.
Not all decisions are set in stone.
It will hurt in a completely and utterly different way than it hurt the first time, but it’s going to be pain all the same. It is a subtler pain. A refined pain.
Being a HUGE, UNSTOPPABLE FORCE of creativity and productivity… an hour before the deadline.
We all want to be the sole catalysts of change. We want to make drastic changes that leave big, gaping holes in our wake. We don’t want those holes filled in.
It is hard to get over a cheater because you never get the closure you need. You cannot reason your way to the cause of the cheating — and I strongly encourage you not to try.
Adults will go to great lengths to avoid rejection. Children, on the other hand, know that it is only a part of succeeding.
Elliot Rodger was a dangerous, possibly ill man growing up in a dangerous, definitely ill society. This takes no blame off his shoulders but it does place some of it on ours.
When you wake up more days than not with the nagging, uncomfortable feeling that the life you should be living is happening somewhere else.