“Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself.”

Simone de Beauvoir

“When a resolute young steps up to the great bully, the world, and him by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”

Unknown Author

“This is the main question, with what activity one’s leisure is filled.”


“When a woman forsakes her because she’s been hurt or because she lives in a dangerous world or doesn’t want to be used.”

John Eldredge