" So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. "
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. (via sarasinfinity
" Or do you think that you will enter Paradise while such [trial] has not yet come to you as came to those who passed on before you? They were touched by poverty and hardship and were shaken until [even their] messenger and those who believed with him said,”When is the help of Allah?” Unquestionably, the help of Allah is near. "
" Under the present brutal and primitive conditions on this planet, every person you meet should be regarded as one of the walking wounded. We have never seen a man or woman not slightly deranged by either anxiety or grief. We have never seen a totally sane human being. "
- Robert Anton Wilson (via austur