"Self-exploration is very painful, but unless you do that you will never know who you are and who you want to be. People want all the results without doing any work. You don’t find out who you are unless you work at it. "
"I have found tangible evidence that within this life’s sweet tedium reside certain truths: that nothing attains maximum beauty until touched with decay, that the vulgar and miraculous can be one." -Sally Mann
"You didn’t care: so I went on and on — dancing alone, and, no matter what happens, I still know in my heart that it is a Godless, dirty game; that love is bitter and all there is, and that the rest is for the emotional beggars of the earth and is about the equivalent of people who stimulate themselves with dirty post-cards –"
- Zelda Fitzgerald in a letter to Scott -
(Is this devastating or what?)
Before the Picture, 1987
OMG WHERE WAS THIS FOUND?!?? DYING RIGHT NOW.