If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack.
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
― ― Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera (via really-shit)
*listens to an acoustic performance*
ohhh so that’s what they’re saying
You attain the goal and realize the shocking realization that attaining the goal does not complete or redeem you, does not make everything for your life “OK” as you are, in the culture, educated to assume it will do. And then you face this fact that what you had thought would have meaning does not have meaning when you get it, and you are impaled by shock.
― David Foster Wallace; Infinite Jest (via allmymetaphors)