What it means to be fully human is to strive to live by ideas and ideals
And not to measure your life by what you’ve attained in terms of your desires but
Those small moments of integrity, compassion, rationality… because in the end, the only way that we can measure the significance of our own lives
Is by valuing the lives of others
Fantasies have to be unrealistic
Because the moment, the second that you get what you seek, you don’t, you can’t want it anymore.
In order to exist, desire must have its objects perpetually absent
It’s not the ‘it’ that you want, its the fantasy of ‘it’
We are only truly happy when daydreaming about future happiness.
This is why we say: the hunt is sweeter than the kill, or: be careful what you wish for - not because you’ll get it: because you’re doomed not to want it once you do
Living by your wants will never make you happy.
Some days I get it. I swear. I do… But then there are moments like these where I can feel the dark side looming. It’s a demon, behind a dumpster, in a dark alley-way, in my mind, and I know better than to take this route. I know better than to walk past here. And usually I’m pretty good…
Pinterest - Beautiful Muse via Searching Hearts
never know where to st.art.
but my heart resigns itself to yours in between beatings,
meandering along the boundary of could
and the razorwired should.
a prisoner to a captivating soul.
four nights; we felt
and fell fragile in the frame
of such longing, the feathery black
outlines of our bodies…
4 Easy Ways to Wear FP Head Scarves!
Mickey Rourke & Kim Basinger - Nine 1/2 Weeks
1. Set a timer (most cell phones have these). I suggest 5 minutes for a true newbie, 10-15 for a beginner, 20-30 for people who are looking to really give it a go. Feel free to start at whatever time and work your way up.
2. Sit in a comfortable place. I usually sit cross-legged in a chair…