Injila Rasul, Contributor
The Quotes Collective 2.0 is a continuation of effort to bring together ideas, art and thoughts – an effort to find meaning in the enormity of what life has to offer. Here’s to appreciating the smaller and bigger things in life, all at the same time, stemming from the most creative of all sources; the human mind. Wander away as you explore how different individuals have found a unique way of expression.
I am alone here
In my own mind.
There is no map
And there is no road
Instead of asking why they left, now I ask, What beauty will I create in the space they no longer occupy?
You’re twenty-one or twenty-nine and your heart’s broken somewhere between four and twenty times-foetal-position-on-the-bathroom-floor broken, real-country-music-broken -and you don’t know how you can do on like this for fifty more years and change”
To be halfway is to be nothing
A Self-Portrait in Letters
The poetry of the earth is never dead
Late at night, when your brain is tired of thinking of everything else, you will find me there. You cannot throw me far enough away
Im so stuck on the was of people
Susan Sontag, from As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980
Each time you happen to me all over again
I talk to you as if you’re really there
Litany in Which Certain Things Are Crossed Out
Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet.
-Alain de Bottom
Illustration by @janemasseyillustration
Never, never tell them. Try and remember that. Never tell anyone anything ever. Never tell anyone anything again.
-Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden
If you know of any artists or art that could be a part of this project, let us know – We are all up for appreciation and promotion of beauty of colors, words and minds.