that was a beautiful quote

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day.For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone….We leave you a tradition with a future.The tender loving care of human beings will never become obsolete.People even more than things have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed and redeemed and redeemed.Never throw out anybody.Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.Your
—  Sam Levenson
To me you look the most beautiful when you think you look the worst.
—  Poets Love Her
For someone who can string and bend words together, I find myself unable to explain just how I feel about you. All I know, is that I love you. You’re the only thought in my mind, the only beat in my heart, my only love.
—  K.E.F

Adjective, Adverb


1. with hand on hip and elbow bent outward:
    to stand with arms akimbo.

Akimbo is the descendent of the Middle English kenebowe, which itself is a modification of the Old Norse i keng boginn, both meaning “bent into a crook.”

“And always Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne, over and over the same photo in glaring greens and reds, of a tram, huffy, blunderous, maneuvering itself with pole akimbo round the tight corner where Bourke Street enters Spring.”
- Helen Garner

You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your coworkers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness it not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female’.
—  Diane Vreeland.