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my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

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“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”

– T. S. Eliot, Prufrock and Other Poems

“Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people.”

– Orson Scott Card, Shadow of the Giant

“I knew that in the silence that followed, that anything could happen here. It might be too late again. I might have missed my chance. But I would at least know I tried, that I took my heart and extended my hand, whatever the outcome.”

– Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

“You don’t ask people with knives in their stomachs what would make them happy; happiness is no longer the point. It’s all about survival; it’s all about whether you pull the knife out and bleed to death or keep it in…”

– Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

“I am stuffing your mouth with your promises and watching you vomit them out upon my face.”

– Anne Sexton

“Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.”

– John Lennon

“There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life.”

– Kurt Cobain

“Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.”

– Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

“To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.”

– David McCullough

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.”

– Steve Martin