O Captain! My Captain!
O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring: But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red, Where on the deck my Captain lies, Fallen cold and dead. O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the...
i would like a chocolate chip cookie
but i’m too lazy to go to the store
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just...– William Faulkner
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects,...– William Faulkner
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose...– William Faulkner
I feel like a wet seed wild in the hot blind earth.– William Faulkner
… and that sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who never...– William Faulkner
A Clear Midnight
THIS is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best. Night, sleep, and the stars. Walt Whitman
I lost some time once. It’s always in the last place you look for it.– Neil Gaiman
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that...– Neil Gaiman
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow...– Neil Gaiman
there’s a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out but I’m too tough for him, I say, stay in there, I’m not going to let anybody see you. Charles Bukowski
All we have to believe with is our senses, the tools we use to perceive the...– Neil Gaiman
You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas...– Neil Gaiman
Firstly, there is no such person as Death. Second, Death’s this tall guy...– Neil Gaiman
He had noticed that events were cowards: they didn’t occur singly, but...– Neil Gaiman
Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you...– Neil Gaiman
To The Whore Who Took My Poems
some say we should keep personal remorse from the poem, stay abstract, and there is some reason in this, but jezus; twelve poems gone and I don’t keep carbons and you have my paintings too, my best ones; its stifling: are you trying to crush me out like the rest of them? why didn’t you take my money? they usually do from the sleeping drunken pants sick in the corner. next time take my...
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for...– Buddha
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.– Buddha
Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering....– Buddha
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.– Buddha
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not...– Buddha
At morn--at noon--at twilight dim-- Maria! thou hast heard my hymn! In joy and woe--in good and ill- Mother of God, be with me still! When the hours flew brightly by, And not a cloud obscured the sky, My soul, lest it should truant be, Thy grace did guide to thine and thee; Now, when storms of Fate o'ercast Darkly my Present and...
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.– Sophocles
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.– Sophocles
Though a man be wise it is no shame for him to live and learn.– Sophocles
There is no success without hardship.– Sophocles
Look and you will find it—what is unsought will go undetected.– Sophocles
'Twas noontide of summer, And mid-time of night; And stars, in their orbits, Shone pale, thro' the light Of the brighter, cold moon, 'Mid planets her slaves, Herself in the Heavens, Her beam on the waves. I gazed awhile On her cold smile; Too cold--too cold for me-- There pass'd, as a shroud, A fleecy cloud, And I turned away to thee, Proud Evening Star, In thy glory...
Philosophy begins with wonder.– Socrates