“…I have this strange feeling that I’m not myself anymore. It’s hard to put into words, but I guess it’s like I was fast asleep, and someone came, disassembled me, and hurriedly put me back together again. That sort of feeling.”—Haruki Murakami (via modernmethadone)
What does it take to be a good actress? Do I have what it takes? Truth is, anyone can be a good actress. Anyone can be a good anything really, they just have to be willing to work for it. Which brings me to this: Discipline, Determination and Dreams. There you have it folks, the three Ds I intend to live my life by now. I’ll be something eventually…I hope. :)
“I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.”—Lisa Kleypas (via atomos)
“So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”—Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (via venetians)
“It doesn’t matter what people tell you. It doesn’t matter what they might say. Sometimes you have to leave home. Sometimes, running away means you’re headed in the exact right direction.”—Alice Hoffman (via the-monsterinside)
So here I sit compiling some playlists for this fabulous trip, and I just think to myself, my god wouldn’t it be great if I were packed? Procrastination at its finest right here, folks. It’s my goal, one day when I grow up, to partake in leisurely packing! Til then..
“In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed - they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce…? The cuckoo clock.”—The Third Man, spoken by Orson Welles, Director