“I usually say the aim of life is to be happy. Our existence is based on hope. Our life is rooted in the opportunity to be happy, not necessarily wealthy, but happy within our own minds. If we only indulge in sensory pleasure, we’ll be little different from animals. In fact, we have this marvellous brain and intelligence; we must learn to use it.”
“I never wish to be easily defined.
I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid
and non perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent
creature rather than an actual person.”
– Franz Kafka (German writer)
“Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to”
-Alan Keightley (Author)
“Freedom lies in being bold”
-Robert frost (American poet)
“I heard a thousand blended notes,
While in a grove I sate reclined,
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts
Bring sad thoughts to the mind.
To her fair works did Nature link
The human soul that through me ran;
And much it grieved my heart to think
What man has made of man.
Through primrose tufts, in that green bower,
The periwinkle trailed its wreaths;
And ’tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure:–
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure.
The budding twigs spread out their fan,
To catch the breezy air;
And I must think, do all I can,
That there was pleasure there.
If this belief from heaven be sent,
If such be Nature’s holy plan,
Have I not reason to lament
What man has made of man?”
“poetry by young men, written in spring-time, in an age of revolution” (Sofianos)
“I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.”
“I’m not insane – I’m voluntarily indifferent to conventional rationality.”
-Jared Leto (Musician and Actor)