Profound Paragraphs XII

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Evocative Literary Lines VII

“She was lost in her longing to understand.”Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Choler


“I am more than my scars.”
Andrew Davidson, The Gargoyle


“She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

The process of self-discovery is a scary and beautiful thing;
to be baffled by your own soul long enough to discover it’s depth and complexity, to find your truth.

What books or quotes have inspired you to learn more about your truth?

Evocative Literary Lines V

Keeping with the theme of the last few post, these lines are taken from the books of a few great American writers. Also, a bit of a self discovery/affirmation theme. 🙂

“She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.”

Toni Morrison, Beloved

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself.”

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.”

John Steinbeck, East of Eden