Humans in love are terrible. You see them hungering at one another like prehistoric wolves, you see something struggling for life in between them like a root or a soul and it flares for a moment, then they smash it. The difference between them smashes the bones out. So delicate the bones.
From “The Anthropology of Water,” by Anne Carson.
Cosmos is a Greek word for the order of the universe. It is, in a way, the opposite of Chaos. It implies the deep interconnectedness of all things. It conveys awe for the intricate and subtle way in which the universe is put together.
Prima di giudicare la mia vita o il mio carattere, mettiti le mie scarpe, percorri il cammino che ho percorso io, vivi il mio dolore, i miei dubbi, le mie risate, vivi gli anni che ho vissuto io, e cadi là dove sono caduto io, e rialzati come ho fatto io. Ognuno ha la propria storia. E solo allora mi potrai giudicare.
I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.