“Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.”
“As time goes on, you'll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn't, doesn't. Time solves most things. And what time can't solve, you have to solve yourself.”
“What we seek is some kind of compensation for what we put up with.”
“The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.”
“We knew exactly what we wanted in each other. And even so, it ended. One day it stopped, as if the film simply slipped off the reel. ”
“Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely.”
“مع مرور الزمن، سوف تفهمين.. ما يدوم، يدوم، وما لا يدوم لا يدوم، الزمن كفيل بعلاج معظم الأشياء، وما لا يستطيع أن يعالجه الزمن.. يتعين عليك أن تعالجيه بنفسك.”
“People fall in love without reason, without even wanting to. You can't predict it. That's love.”
“Mediocrity's like a spot on a shirt—it never comes off.”
“Even so, there were times I saw freshness and beauty. I could smell the air, and I really loved rock 'n' roll. Tears were warm, and girls were beautiful, like dreams. I liked movie theaters, the darkness and intimacy, and I liked the deep, sad summer nights.”
“Possibilities are like cancer. The more I think about them, the more they multiply, and there's no way to stop them. I'm out of control. ”
“Dance," said the Sheep Man. "Yougottadance. Aslongasthemusicplays. Yougotta dance. Don'teventhinkwhy. Starttothink, yourfeetstop. Yourfeetstop, wegetstuck. Wegetstuck, you'restuck. Sodon'tpayanymind, nomatterhowdumb. Yougottakeepthestep. Yougottalimberup. Yougottaloosenwhatyoubolteddown. Yougottauseallyougot. Weknowyou're tired, tiredandscared. Happenstoeveryone, okay? Justdon'tletyourfeetstop.”
“So what can I do now?" she spoke up a minute later.
"Nothing," I said. "Just think about what comes before words. You owe that to the dead. As time goes on, you'll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn't, doesn't. Time solves most things. And what time can't solve, you have to solve yourself. Is that too much to ask?"
"A little," she said, trying to smile.
"Well, of course it is," I said, trying to smile too.
"I doubt that this makes sense to most people. But I think I'm right. People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if posible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies. Personally, I don't buy it."
Yuki leaned against the car door. "But that's real hard, isn't it?" she said.
"Real hard," I said. "But it's worth trying for.”
“سوف أظل أحبك دائما.. وليس لهذا علاقة بالزمن.”
“إن الناس يموتون في كل وقت، الحياة أكثر هشاشة مما نظن، لذا ينبغي أن تعاملي الناس بطريقة لا تخلف وراءها ندما، بطريقة نزيهة وإن أمكن.. مخلصة.”
“Precipitate as weather, she appeared from somewhere, then evaporated, leaving only memory.”
“I used to think the years would go by in order, that you get older one year at a time. But it's not like that. It happens overnight.”
“كانت مُتعَبَة، كانت تحتاج إلى شجرة تنام عليها، وكنت أنا أقرب غصن لها.”
“لا استطيع احتمال ذلك، أود أن ألقي بكل شيء من النافذة، أريد أن اصرخ "لست إلا طفلة.. أنا طفلة.." وأن أذهب للاختباء بإحدى الزوايا.”
“الاحتمالات مثل السرطان، كلما فكرت فيها تكاثرت بشكل أكبر ولا يكون هناك سبيل لإيقافها”
“فقدت الكثير من الأشياء.. فقدت الكثير من الأشياء الثمينة، ليس بسبب خطأ من أحد ولكن في كل مرة تفتقد شيئا تفقد معه حزمة كاملة من الأشياء”
“كل ما عليكِ عمله هو الانتظار، اجلسي صامتة وانتظري اللحظة المناسبة، لا تحاولي أن تغيري شيئا بالقوة. اكتفي بمشاهدة توالي الأشياء، ابذلي جهدا وراقبي كل شيء، إذا فعلت ذلك فسوف تعرفين تلقائيا ما الذي يجب عليك عمله.”
“When there's nothing to do, you do nothing slowly and intently.”
“ارقص.. يجب أن ترقص.. مادامت الموسيقى تعزف، يجب أن ترقص، لا تفكر حتى في السبب، إذا شرعت في التفكير فسوف تتوقف قدماك. إذا توقفت قدماك فسوف نتعطل نحن، فسوف تتعطل أنت/ لذا لا تفكر في شيء مهما بدا ذلك حمقا، يجب أن تواصل الخطى.. يجب أن تُمرّن جسمك، يجب أن تحلحل ما قمت بربطه، يجب أن تستخدم كل ما لديك، نعلم أنك متعب، متعب وخائف، هذا ما يحدث لكل شخص.. حسنا، فقط لا تدع قدميك تتوقفان.”
“Friends don't need the intervention of a third party. Friendship's a voluntary thing.”
“People have their own reasons for dying. It might look simple, but it never is. It's just like a rock. What's above ground is only a small part of it. But if you start pulling, it keeps coming and coming. The human mind dwells deep in darkness. Only the person himself knows the real reason, and maybe not even then.”
“People leave traces of themselves where they feel most comfortable, most worthwhile.”
“Penny Arcade said: At that time, the DRUG world and the ART world ran through each other. (1971 - 1974)”
“In spite of her depression, Mirabelle likes to think of herself as humourous. She can, when the occasion calls, become a wisecracker and buoyant party girl. This mood, Mirabelle thinks, sometimes makes her the centre of attention at parties and gatherings. The truth is that these episodes of gaiety merely raise her to normal, but for Mirabelle the feeling is so exceptional that she believes herself to be standing out.”
“But you just watch, little girl. I'm goin' to show 'em. In five years they'll come crawlin' to me on their bellies. I don't know what it is, but I got a kind of feel for the big money.”
“Goldman’s top four officers could not sell more than 10 percent of their Goldman shares until 2011, or until Buffett sold his own, even if they left the firm. He had explained his rationale for this condition to Blankfein by saying, “If I’m buying the horse, I’m buying the jockey, too.”
“borrowed Shane’s four-wheel to make the hill. Parked it and came to the door in time to see your eyes roll back in your head.” He walked back to her, stripped off his coat and tucked it over her legs. “By the way, how’d you get in?” “I—” She stared at him, swallowed. “I opened the door.” “It was locked.” “No, it wasn’t.” Lifting a brow, he jingled the keys in his pocket. “That’s interesting.” “You’re not lying,” she said after a moment. “Not this time. Why don’t you tell me what you heard?” “Footsteps. But there was no one there.” To warm them, she tucked her hands”
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