“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”—Lao Tzu

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”
—Lao Tzu

"There’s always a story. It’s all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything’s got a story in it. Change the story, change the world."
—Terry Pratchet

"There’s always a story. It’s all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything’s got a story in it. Change the story, change the world."
—Terry Pratchet

"It’s interesting, isn’t it? Being in the world?"  —Eiji Yoshikawa

"It’s interesting, isn’t it? Being in the world?"
—Eiji Yoshikawa

“Like medicine (architecture) must move from the curative to the preventive.” 
—Cedric Price

“Like medicine (architecture) must move from the curative to the preventive.” 

—Cedric Price

“I barely noticed loneliness anymore; it was my normal condition, by necessity if not by nature.” 
—Rachel Hartman

“I barely noticed loneliness anymore; it was my normal condition, by necessity if not by nature.” 

—Rachel Hartman

“I’ll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.” 
—Haruki Murakami

“I’ll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.” 

—Haruki Murakami

"…We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…"
Edit: But they don’t stay that way… also, there are women in this world.

"…We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…"

Edit: But they don’t stay that way… also, there are women in this world.

“It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.” 
—David Levithan

Big cities have a way of making you feel that way, don’t they? 

“It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.” 

—David Levithan

Big cities have a way of making you feel that way, don’t they? 

“How we need another soul to cling to.” 
—Sylvia Plath

“How we need another soul to cling to.” 

—Sylvia Plath

It all decays…eventually.

It all decays…eventually.

“Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self.” —Terry Pratchett

“Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self.” 
—Terry Pratchett

“The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.”—Jay McInerney

“The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.”
—Jay McInerney

“We live as we dream—alone….” 
—Joseph Conrad

“We live as we dream—alone….” 

—Joseph Conrad

“No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” —Haruki Murakami

“No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” 
—Haruki Murakami

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” —Emma Lazarus

“Give me your tired, your poor, 
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. 
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: 
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” 
—Emma Lazarus