All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper – just running down the edges of different countries and continents, ‘looking for something’.
– Elizabeth Bishop
I guess I’m not typical which is cool
I guess I’m not hip as you which is cool
I guess I’m not into the shit you’re into which is cool…
– Royce da 5’9″
If I knew how much you loved me, I would’ve shot you sooner.
– William S. Burroughs
This soil is bad for certain kinds of flowers. Certain seeds it will not nurture, certain fruit it will not bear, and when the land kills of its own volition, we acquiesce and say the victim had no right to live. We are wrong, of course, but it doesn’t matter. It’s too late. At least on the edge of my town, among the garbage and the sunflowers of my town, it’s much, much, much too late.
– Toni Morrison
I speculate that we shall come to accept the more radical idea that each one of our genes is a symbiotic unit. We are gigantic colonies of symbiotic genes.
– Richard Dawkins
You’re not the same. You’re not supposed to be the same. You’re supposed to be different. This isn’t something you will ever forget.
– Daisy Whitney