Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the...– Stephen R. Covey (via perfect)
And we are put on earth a little space, That we may learn to bear the beams of...– William Blake
And did you get what you wanted from this life even so? I did. And what did...– Raymond Carver
Hungry from their long walk, they devoured the enormous lunch Mrs. McKiel had...– The Sea Captain’s Wife, by Beth Powning
I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high and wake up slowly, with no place to rush off to. I want not to be governed by money or clocks or any of the artificial restraints that humanity imposes...