Monday, October 10, 2011

Book Quotes -- pt 1

"You are my heart. I will never doubt the beating of it again." 
-- Jamie Fraser  
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

words on love & hate -- pt 2

"And, in the end
The love you take
is equal to the love you make."
— Paul McCartney


Monday, June 27, 2011

words on love & hate -- pt 1

 "I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."
— Martin Luther King 



Monday, June 20, 2011

words on death -- pt 1

"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist."
-Stewart Alsop


Saturday, June 18, 2011

"Shattered" by Trading Yesterday

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
-Lao Tzu

Friday, June 17, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

"Start Again" by RED

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure." 
-George Edward Woodberry 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

"What Sarah Said" - Death Cab For Cutie

Tribute to Death


"What Sarah Said" by Death Cab for Cutie


Saturday, June 11, 2011

words on perception - pt 6

"The bluebird carries the sky on his back."  
-Henry David Thoreau


Friday, June 10, 2011

words on perception - pt 5

"My play was a complete success.  The audience was a failure." 
-Ashleigh Brilliant


Thursday, June 9, 2011

words on perception - pt 4

"Don't think of organ donations as giving up part of yourself to keep a total stranger alive.  It's really a total stranger giving up almost all of themselves to keep part of you alive."  
-Author Unknown


Wednesday, June 8, 2011

words on perception - pt 3

"We judge others by their behavior.  We judge ourselves by our intentions."
-Ian Percy


Tuesday, June 7, 2011

words on perception - pt 2

"You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist."
- Friedrich Nietzsche



Monday, June 6, 2011

words on perception - pt 1

"Being happy doesn't mean that everything is is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections."
- Unknown


Saturday, June 4, 2011

words on love - pt 6

"You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not."
— Jodi Picoult


Friday, June 3, 2011

words on love - pt 5

"Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you."
— Sarah Dessen


Thursday, June 2, 2011

words on love - pt 4

"Then let amorous kisses dwell
On our lips, begin and tell
A Thousand and a Hundred score
A Hundred and a Thousand more."
-Catullus

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

words on love - pt 3

"Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet."
- Plato

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

words on love - pt 2

"You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth."
— William W. Purkey



Monday, May 30, 2011

words on love - pt 1

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
— Martin Luther King Jr.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

words on war - pt 6

 "When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it...always."
— Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, May 27, 2011

words on war - pt 5

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."
-- Winston Churchill



Thursday, May 26, 2011

words on war - pt 4

"for the dead and the living, we must bear witness."
-- Elie Wiesel

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

words on war - pt 3

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived."
— George S. Patton Jr.


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

words on war - pt 2

 "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."
— G.K. Chesterton

words on war - pt 1

 "War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend."
— J.R.R. Tolkien



Monday, May 23, 2011

The Battle

 "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle."
-Plato


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Inner Strength (Part 2)

“Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.”
-Unknown 


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Inner Strength (Part 1)

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death."
-Robert Fulghum 


Monday, March 14, 2011

In Lieu of the Broken Heart Blogfest

As many of you already know, Dawn Embers over at It's in the Book is hosting The Broken Heart Blogfest March 13-15. And since today is smack dab in the middle of the party, I figured I'd post a little inspirational song to get you in the mood to write your piece =) Hope to see you at the fest!

Now, I haven't posted my entry yet, but I'm writing it today and will post-- just as soon as it's finished-- to my writing blog, courtneyreese86.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Dig a Little Deeper

·         “Man it takes a silly girl to lie about the dreams she has. Lord it takes a lonely one to wish that she had never dreamt at all.”
Carve Your Heart Out Yourself: Dashboard Confessional

"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win."
-Stephen King

 "Close your eyes, pay the price for your paradise
Devils feed on the seeds that are sown."
- A Pain That I'm Used To:  Depeche Mode

"A Pain That I'm Used To" -- Depeche Mode

Monday, February 14, 2011

Mt Eden Dubstep

Need some mellow writing music? Here are a few jewels for ya ;-) Enjoy...





Sunday, February 13, 2011

Fantasy

"Abandon the search for Truth; settle for a good fantasy."
-Unknown


"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction."
-William Faulkner


"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."
-Dr. Seuss


"The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened."
-Unknown



 

Chasing Cars vs Chasing Cars

Which version do you like better?

The Remake...


or the Original...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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