Minor and Forgettable Miracles
11:30"Whenever someone who knows you disappears, you lose one version of yourself. Yourself as you were seen, as you were judged to be. Lover or enemy, mother or friend, those who know us construct us, and their several knowings slant the different facets of our characters like diamond-cutter’s tools. Each such loss is a step leading to the grave, where all versions blend and end."
— Salman Rushdie, The Ground Beneath Her Feet
01:19 vespertinee:

Fred Fraser
11:30"However good or bad you feel about your relationship, the person you are with at this moment is the “right” person, because he or she is a mirror of who you are inside. Our culture hasn’t taught us this (as it has failed to teach us so much about spiritual realities). When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself. Every conflict you wage is an excuse not to face a conflict within. The path to love therefore clears up a monumental mistake that millions of people make—the mistake that someone “out there” is going to give (or take) something that is not already yours. When you truly find love, you find yourself"
— Deepak Chopra (via jwmonkey08)

(via retrojapan)

21:32"We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person."
— W. Somerset Maugham
21:15 Scenes from inside Kowloon Walled City
13:01"That there might not be angels, but there are people who might as well be angels."
— David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest