"I come bearing an olive branch in one hand
and the freedom fighter's gun in the other.
Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand."
Yasser Arafat


"- the instinct that leads some to look through the keyhole, 
and others to discover America."
Eça de Queirós

Take the Moment

"You see things
and you say, 'Why?'
But I dream things that never were
and I ask 'Why not?'".
George Bernard Shaw


"And in the highest neighborhood of the dream
I place the fado that knew how to create
Aguardente and medronho
That can make me sing."
Carlos do Carmo


"Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in."
Leonard Cohen

Roof Tiles

"He is the happiest, be he king or peasent,
who finds peace in his home."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

From Afar

"Whoever tries to own a flower will see its beauty withering.
But whoever looks at a flower in a field, will remain forever with her.
You'll never be mine and so I will have you forever."
Paulo Coelho

The Chandelier

"The world,
 although well-lighted with fluorescents and incandescent bulbs and neon,
it is still full of odd dark corners and unsettling nooks and crannies."
Stephen King

*[taken w/ mobile phone]

Better Things 2 Come

"Everything you look at 
can become a fairy tale and you can get a story
from everything you touch."
Hans Christian Andersen

Planting Seeds

"By the cracks of his skin I climbed to the top
I climbed the tree to see the world
When the gusts came around to blow me down
Held on as tightly as you held on me."
Cinematic Orchestra

Everybody Hurts

"Sometimes everything is wrong.
When your day is night alone,
If you feel like letting go,
When you think you've had too much of this life, well
hang on."

Black Panther

"Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep and companion
only when they want it."
Rod McKuen

Crumbling to Tears

"Woe, destruction, ruin and decay;
the worst is death and death will have his day."
William Shakespeare


"When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills."
Chinese Proverb

Edit Sober

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk.
That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."
Ernet Hemingway

Head to Heart

"Life is like a new hat. 
You don't know if it suits you if you keep trying it on in front of your own mirror."
Shirley McLaine


"I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world,
a beautiful little fool."
F. Scott Fitzgerald


"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day."
William Shakespeare

Safe Haven

"It slowly creeps in, enveloping the world around us, fencing us in as if to prevent escape.
Like a rolling cloud, it blankets everything, closing, until there is nothing left but the two of us."
Nicholas Sparks


"I am 
Waiting for the light
I leave myself here
Where the shadow allures.
I am 
Waiting for me
Something tells me
The storm will pass."


"Buttons and patches and the cold wind blowing,
The days pass quickly when I'm sewing."
Unknown Author

In Shreds

"I've learned  that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel."
Maya Angelou