"Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. 
Maybe Christmas ... perhaps ... means a little bit more!"
Theodor Seuss Geisel


"We should consider every day lost on which
we have not danced at least once."
Friedrich Nietzsche


"To see the blue, we look at the sky.
The Earth is blue for those who look at it from the sky.
Is blue a colour itself, or a matter of distance?
Or a matter of great nostalgia?"
Clarice Lispector


"Do not tell me goodbye, O friendly shade, slow down the rhythm of your steps; 
feel the smell of the old flame of our good and candid hugs! 
Do not go yet though, O friendly shade!"
Florbela Espanca


"Sorrow makes us all children again - destroys all diferences of intellect.
The wisest know nothing."
Ralph Waldo Emerson


"If after I die, one wants to write my biography
There is nothing simpler.
It only has two dates - that of my birth and my death.
Between each other, all days are mine."
Fernando Pessoa


"With my last breath, I'll exhale my love for you.
I hope it's a cold day, so you can see what you meant to me."
Jarod Kintz

Port[o] 6

"I still don't know which month it was then
or what day is it now.
Another vagabond 
lost to love.
I replace cafés with crowed bars and empty roads with broken bottles
and this town is healing me slowly but still not slow or fast enough."
Charlotte Eriksson

Inner Peace

"And what solitude is more vast and more poetic than that of a ship sailing alone 
on the sea in the silence of infinity."
Alexandre Dumas


"Liquor is the chloroform which enables the poor man to endure the painful operation of living."
George B. Shaw


[click to enlarge]
"I felt my lungs inflate the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people.
I thought, "This is what it is to be happy."
Sylvia Plath

Surf's Up

"Long before we saw the sea, its spray was on our lips
and showered salt rain upon us."
Charles Dickens

Ray of Light

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. 
The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life."
Amelia Earhart

Stay Inside

"The dream of what you could see if the window was opened
It's never what you see once you open the window."
Fernando Pessoa

Rise Above

"If you're going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don't even start [...]. 
There is no other feeling like that. 
You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. 
You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. 
It's the only good fight there is."
Charles Bukowski


"And may came home with a smooth round stone
as small as a world and as large as alone."
E. E. Cummings

Flowers in the Sun

"She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me. I ought to have run away from her.
I was too young to know how to love."
Anoine de Saint-Exupéry


"The loneliest moment in life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart 
and all they can do is stare blankly."
F. Scott Fitzgerald 


"Some people don't have a lick of common sense.
I don't have a lick of a lollipop. But I do have love on the tip of my tongue, so that's good."
Jarod Kintz


"Life is a path of light and shade.
The important thing is to know vitalize the shadows and 
enjoy the light."
Henri Bergson

Into the Void

"I must push my foot stealthily lest I should fall off the edge of the world into nothingness.
I have to bang my head against some hard door to call myself back to the body."
Virginia Woolf