He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget
falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our
will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
"Silver cities rise,
the morning lights
the streets that meet them,
and sirens call them on
with a song.
It's asking for the taking.
Oh, my heart is aching" - Carly Simon
"Nobody does it better,
Makes me feel sad for the rest
Nobody does it half as good as you" -Carly Simon
"I believe we write our own stories. And each time we think we know the end - we don't. Perhaps luck exists somewhere between the world of planning, the world of chance, and in peace that comes from knowing that you just can't know it all. You know, life's funny that way. Once you let go of the wheel, you might end up right where you belong." - little black book
"Luck is when preparation meets opportunity" -little black book
"Stacy: Every plan that I had for my life went so unbelievably wrong.
Bean: John Lennon said, "Life happens when you're busy making other plans."
Stacy: Then he got shot.
Bean: Right. You just gotta live. Stop planning your moves. Let 'em happen. I mean, you might be surprised." -little black book