"I am more greatly moved by people who struggle to express themselves. I prefer...incoherence in the face of great feeling to beautiful, full sentences that convey little emotion." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"Shoes are strange things. If you take your shoes off in a situation in which you're vulnerable, you'll feel 10 times more vulnerable." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"l have always been intrigued by these lives I have never experienced." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"l love to sit and watch people. I love
to sit and listen to people." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"I am more greatly moved by people who struggle
to express themselves. I prefer...incoherence in the
face of great feeling to beautiful, full sentences
that convey little emotion." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"The more articulate somebody is, the more
suspicious I am of them. I like to feel that the
important things remain unsaid." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"I like things that make you grit your
teeth. I like tucking my chin in and sort of
leading into the storm. I like that feeling.
I like it a lot." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"I suppose that anyone who does any kind
of creative work some time in their life...you
come to a time where you really question
more and more frequently, whether you
have anything else to offer." — Daniel Day-Lewis
"The thing about performance, even if it's
only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the
fact that we do contain within ourselves
infinite possibilities." — Daniel Day-Lewis
The Starry Night pinned a photo
not wanting me
the beginning of me
thank you” ― Nayyirah Waheed
can calm itself,
so can you.
air.” ― Nayyirah Waheed
“i don't pay attention to the
it has ended for me
and began again in the morning.” ― Nayyirah Waheed, Salt
you expect rain.
cleanse you.” ― Nayyirah Waheed
“Someone can be madly in love with you and still not be ready. They can love you in a way you have never been loved and still not join you on the bridge. And whatever their reasons you must leave. Because you never ever have to inspire anyone to meet you on the bridge. You never ever have to convince someone to do the work to be ready. There is more extraordinary love, more love that you have never seen, out here in this wide and wild universe. And there is the love that will be ready.” ― Nayyirah Waheed
“i loved you
it was easier
loving myself.” ― Nayyirah waheed
does not want me
it is not the end of the world.
if i do not want me.
the world is nothing but endings. ― Nayyirah waheed
“can we speak in flowers.
it will be easier for me to understand.” ― Nayyirah Waheed, Salt
“be softer with you.
you are a breathing thing.
a memory to someone.
a home to a life.” ― Nayyirah Waheed
“Almighty God, I am sorry I am now an atheist, but have You read Nietzsche?” ― John Fante, Ask the Dust