Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Weekly Diary : What I love this week

"Too many of us are hung up on what we don't have, can't have, or won't ever have. We spend too much energy being down, when we could use that same energy - if not less of it - doing, or at least trying to do, some of the things we really want to do"
Terry McMillan

I'd love to one day have a tree house :)

Source : http://raspberrymilk.tumblr.com/post/34301918426

I love how these quotes make me think and reflect :)

When people treat others badly, they have to rationalize it so they can go on living with themselves.”  
—The Shelters of Stone, Jean M. Auel

"The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose."
—Margaret Atwood

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from."

—Cormac McCarthy

"More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them."
—Harold J. Smith

"If you had a person in your life treating you the way you treat yourself, you would have gotten rid of them a long time ago."
Cheri Huber, There is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate

"Sometimes suffering is just suffering. It doesn't make you stronger. It doesn't build character. It only hurts."
—Kate Jacobs, Comfort Food

"Loneliness does not come from having no people around you. but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you."
—Carl Jung

A problem is your chance to do your best." 
 Duke Ellington

"It's not the work that's hard, it's the discipline." -Unknown

I love these beautiful drawings and pictures of past actresses and their beautiful gowns :

"A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes."– Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981)

Edith Head sketch of Grace Kelly in Rear Window (1954)

Grace Kelly in Rear Window (1954)

Edith Head sketch of Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun (1951)

Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun (1951)

Edith Head sketch of Grace Kelly in To Catch a Thief (1955)

Grace Kelly in To Catch a Thief (1955)

Edith Head sketch of Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina (1954)

Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina (1954)

Edith Head sketch of Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)

Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)

Source : http://synathroesmus.tumblr.com/post/34511929698/a-designer-is-only-as-good-as-the-star-who-wears

I love this "Welcome to the Twenty-First Century" art by Douglas Coupland :

Source : http://pulmonaire.tumblr.com/post/35300195948/welcome-to-the-twenty-first-century-by-douglas

I love this definition of love :

Source : http://www.thebeautyofwordsblog.com

This week I'd love to declutter my mind :)

My favourite quote this week :

"Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than silence."

Picture from : http://www.thebeautyofwordsblog.com

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Dear Future Lover,

"Dear future lover,
I hope our love is the kind that I don't even have to think about. I hope I never have to convince myself to love certain part of you because I hope it all comes naturally. I hope our love is the kind that is quiet on the outside but loud on the inside. I want to love you like the space between lightning and thunder - electrified and alive but silent and knowing. And I want you to love me like the clouds love the rain. You're going to have to let me go on my own sometimes, but I will always come back and we will always be two parts of the same thing."

--Marianna Paige

Thursday, November 8, 2012

My favourite quotes on LOVE

“We must fight against
half lives, broken promises,
ordinary love.”
— Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson

“I wish I’d done everything on Earth with you.”
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."
— Honore de Balzac

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.”
— Louise Erdrich

“I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us...”
― Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2

It's very telling that no matter how much you love someone, you always love them more when you see them asleep.

“To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life.”
— Pablo Neruda

“He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.”
— The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie

“How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.”
— Oscar Wilde

“It doesn’t matter who you fall in love with, as long as you have love in your life.”
— Laurel Holloman

“It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.”

My life is not perfect, but every moment by your side is.

“What kills love? Only this: neglect.”
— Gut Symmetries, Jeanette Winterson

“I hunger for your taste, your smell, the feel of your soul touching mine.”
— Jack Llawayllyn

“There was a time when mapmakers named the places they travelled through with the names of lovers rather than their own.”
— Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

“That night when you kissed me, I left a poem in your mouth, and you can hear some of the lines every time you breathe out.”
— Andrea Gibson, Yarn

Whatever happens tomorrow, we've had today.

“I don’t want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally.”
— Zelda Fitzgerald

"It feels good to think about you when I’m warm in bed. I feel as if you’re curled up there beside me, fast asleep. And I think how great it would be if it were true."
— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

"I realized these were all the snapshots which our children would look at someday with wonder, thinking their parents had lived smooth, well-ordered lives and got up in the morning to walk proudly on the sidewalks of life, never dreaming the raggedy madness and riot of our actual lives, our actual night, the hell of it, the senseless emptiness."
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Yet I share John Mayer's fear:
Sometimes I’m scared I’ll find my soul mate, and they’ll want nothing to do with me.

"The point about love, the essential point, was that we loved what we loved. We did not choose. We just loved."
-Alexander McCall Smith

“Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.”
— Marcel Proust
“If I knew that today would be the last time I’d see you, I would hug you tight and pray the Lord be the keeper of your soul. If I knew that this would be the last time you pass through this door, I’d embrace you, kiss you, and call you back for one more. If I knew that this would be the last time I would hear your voice, I’d take hold of each word to be able to hear it over and over again. If I knew this is the last time I see you, I’d tell you I love you, and would not just assume foolishly you know it already.”
— Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“One of the great joys of falling in love is the feeling that the most extraordinary person in the entire world has chosen you.”
— Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project

"You cannot save people, you can only love them.”
— Anaïs Nin

"You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful." 
—The Fault in our Stars, John Green

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