“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.“
Desiderius Erasmus
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ohio, treesseasons, quotes, usa

“I touch you knowing we weren't born tomorrow, and somehow, each of us will help the other live, and somewhere, each of us must help the other die.”
— Adrienne Rich

I have all of the resources that I need. Inner and outer.
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flowersclouds, provencefrance

“One’s career, like marriage and parenting, is a prime vehicle for the projection of 1) identity, which is thought to be confirmed through the visible mastery of a body of expertise; 2) nurturance, that one will be fed by being productive; and 3) transcendence, that one will overcome the pettiness of the spirit through successive achievements. When these projections dissolve , and the dissatisfaction with how one is using one’s life energy can no longer be displaced, then one is in the Middle Passage.” 
— James Hollis

"There are some who think this man mad, but I prefer the madness of this man to the sanity of others."
— William Wordsworth (about William Blake)

la machine
“ Le seul moyen, d’affronter un monde sans liberté est de devenir si absolument libre qu’on fasse de sa propre existence un acte de revolte.” 
— Albert Camus

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bufo alvarius
“It is because I dove into the abyss that I am beginning to love the abyss I am made of.”
― Clarice Lispector

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plantas sagradas
“Warriorship is a continual journey. To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life.“ 
— Chögyam Trungpa

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costa rica, quotes, portraits

My life as a city-dwelling gringo turned me into a dull knife blade: I wanted it too, that sharpness, the ability to see what others cannot see.

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costa ricatrees

sophrologie diaries
There is a lucity, a crystillation that occurs after the words, “I quit.”  

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pantin © 2022
(there are other sarah rose’s, but this is the new one)