Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Writing in my brain: Beautiful flowing sentences full of powerful phrases and enigmatically witty dialogue.
Writing on the page: They did the thing and said some stuff. There was snark.
in mathematician’s diary:
"My love life is like:
negative discriminant of the quadratic equation - no real solutions;
tg 90° - doesn’t exist;
slope of the constant function - amount to zero”
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must of felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, ‘Wait and Hope’.
i am mine.
before i am ever anyone else’s.
There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.
If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.
And every day, the world will drag you by the hand, yelling, “This is important! And this is important! And this is important! You need to worry about this! And this! And this!” And each day, it’s up to you to yank your hand back, put it on your heart and say, “No. This is what’s important.