There is only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is a variation of theft. … When you kill a man, you steal a life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness.
People say that eyes are windows to the soul.
Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.
Beauty is an enormous, unmerited gift given randomly, stupidly.
Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors.
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