We are here because over billions of years, countless variables fell into place, any of which could have taken another path. We are essentially a beautiful fluke, as are the millions of other species with which we share this planet. Our cells are composed of atoms and dust particles from distant galaxies, and from the billions of living organisms that inhabited this planet before us.
I've learned that everyone can do their part to repair the world
It's a date," Leo repeats, and we shake on it.Leo's mother sticks her head in the door. "You guys are too young to be dating!" "Mom!"Leo cries,turning bright red.
My sweat smells like peanut-butter.
Its a very good book and i wish i read it first than anyone else!!!!
After all, they'd be busy for a while, they were Candymakers now, and they had a whole lotta candy to make.
Just as I suspected, my room does look different, post-eclipse. It looks smalled, like it can't contain me anymore. After all, I've got a whole new world to see.
Whereever you end up;" Jack whispered into my ear."I wish you clear skies. Always
Sometimes the best things look the strangest.
So we stand there, part of a crowd a thousand people strong, beaming up at the sky with wonder. I knew with a sudden certainty that wherever I am in the future - up in my treehouse, alone in the school cafeteria, or trying to figure out what my teachers are talking about, a part of me will always be right here, right now, wish that giant eye in the sky shining down on me, telling me it's going to be alright.
Some choices are forever....Just because people aren't in our lives anymore, doesn't mean they stop thinking about us and vice versa.
The sidelines may be safer but life is played on the field
They say the eyes are the window to the soul.
If everyone waited to do something good until they had purely unselfish motivations, no good would ever get done in the world. The point is to do it anyway.
When people see you're happy doing what you're doing, it sort of takes the power away from them to tease you about it.
Life is short, have dessert first.
If nothing ever changed, there would be no such things as butterflies.
Nothing nice you ever do for anyone is for no reason.
Maybe some things aren't meant to be known. maybe there just meant to be accepted.
You never know, life is short but it's wide
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
The trick is that as long as you know who you are and what makes you happy, it doesn't matter how others see you.
I had been in the ditch for 2 and a half min. I wondered if my friends missed me.
if they make me watch that movie one more time, I will fall down on my knees and beg for mercy
And when he [the author of the universe] had compounded the whole, he divided it up into as many souls as there are stars, and allotted each soul to a star. And mounting them on their stars, as if on chariots, he showed them the nature of the universe and told them the laws of their destiny. - "Timaeus" by Plato 427-347 B.C.
I'm going to tell you a secret. Our lives are shaped by the future, not by the past. Once you decide how you want your life to be, all you need to do is live into that future.
I bet if you go through the rest of your life telling yourself, "I'm sparkling," you'll have a whole different energy and experience.
It's not an old book, or a treasure map. Nope. Staring up at me was a pile of rocks.
You take the flotsam," I tell her, "I'll take the jetsam." You always get the jetsam,"she says pretending to pout. "Do you ever think if poeple heard our conversations they'd lock us up?" All the time.
Do you ever think if people heard our conversations they'd lock us up?" All the time.
A wise man once remarked that we can count how many seeds are in the apple, but not how many apples are in the seed.
So softly Lizzy has to lean over to hear me, I say, 'I can't face the world until I know why I'm here.' You're kidding me.' I shake my head vehemently. 'No. I need to figure out my purpose. Until I do, what's the use of getting up?
Life is short...eat desert first!
The people on the train with me don't know it, but in my head I'm dancing.
The oversized chairs are white; the walls, covered with occasional landscape paintings, are white; and the plush carpet is the whitest of all. I'm insanely glad I didn't bring a cup of grape juice with me.
I am not plain, or average or - God forbid - vanilla. I am peanut butter rocky road with multicolored sprinkles, hot fudge and a cherry on top.
When I was your age I knew nothing about the world or my place in it. I figured I'd be someone's wife, then someone's mother. It never occurred to me to be someone myself.
(T)he world is broken up into pieces, and...it's up to everyone to help put it all back together. It's about recognizing the spark of life in everyone and everything, and gluing those shards back together.
I blame my dad for my sweet tooth. His motto was 'Life is short; eat dessert first.' How can I argue with that?
Life gives meaning to life. The answer to the meaning of life is hidden right there inside the question.