"The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be."
"It doesn’t much matter what line of argument you take as a woman. If you venture into traditional male territory, the abuse comes anyway. It’s not what you say that prompts it—it’s the fact that you are saying it."
"… the pang of tenderness remained, akin to the vibrating outline of verses you know you know but cannot recall."
Nietzsche says, whatever doesn’t kill me makes me stronger, but he misstates the principle. It is more proper to say, there are two kinds of people in the world: those who are made stronger by life, …and the other ones.
"I want to go
where my mind went
after my eyes
first saw you"
which tells you, here,
here is the world.
This mouth. This laughter.
These temple bones."
"Until we have seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone’s darkness, we don’t really know what love is."
"Jersey Girl" © Katlyn Hubner 4x4 feet mixed media. #originalartwork #seattleart #plastic