I asked the Zebra,
are you black with white stripes?
Or white with black stripes?
And the zebra asked me,
Are you good with bad habits?
Or are you bad with good habits?
“The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accomodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed in his community. From the moment of his birth the customs into which he is born shape his experience and behavior.”
― Patterns of Culture
Revolution begins with the self, in the self. Toni Cade Bambara
“The splendid thing
about falling apart
you can start over
as many times
as you like.”
― A Thousand Flamingos
“It was as if humans’ lives didn’t end per se, but kind of trailed off with punctuating ellipses. After that third dot it was open-ended, brilliantly poised for anything one could imagine. Earth was warm with potential like that.”
― Small Orange Fruit
“The snow began to fall again, drifting against the windows, politely begging entrance and then falling with
disappointment to the ground”
― Beautiful Disaster
“Always winter but never Christmas.”
― The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe