— Elizabeth Bishop American poet 1911 - 1979
„My insides don't match up with my outsides. -Do anyone's inside and outsides match up? -I don't know. I'm only me. -Maybe that's what a person's personality is: the difference between the inside and the outside.“
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Context: "I feel too much. That's what's going on." "Do you think one can feel too much? Or just feel the wrong ways? "My insides don't match up with my outsides." "Do anyone's inside and outsides match up?" "I don't know. I'm only me." "Maybe that's what a person's personality is: the difference between the inside and the outside." "But it's worse for me." "I wonder if everyone thinks it's worse for him." "Probably. But it really is worse for me." Oskar during a visit to his therapist, Dr. Fein "Happiness, Happiness" (p. 201)
— Wayne W. Dyer American writer 1940 - 2015
„“Weakness is something that rots in the body. Like gangrene. I’ve felt that ever since I was a teenager. That’s why I was always on edge. There’s this something inside you that’s rotting away and you feel it all along.”“
— Haruki Murakami Japanese author, novelist 1949
Chapter 40, The Rat Who Wound the Clock
„The Outsider is always unhappy, but he is an agent that ensures the happiness for millions of 'Insiders'.“
— Colin Wilson author 1931 - 2013
Chapter Seven, The Great Synthesis...
— Nelson Mandela President of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist 1918 - 2013
Nelson Mandela on equaliy, From a letter to General Du Preez, Commissioner of Prisons, Written on Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa (12 July 1976). Source: From Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations © 2010 by Nelson R. Mandela and The Nelson Mandela Foundation http://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/mini-site/selected-quotes
— Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
„More pain inside of my brain than in the eyes of a little girl inside of a plane aimed at the World Trade!“
— Eminem American rapper and actor 1972
"My Dad's Gone Crazy"
— Mitt Romney American businessman and politician 1947
„We were walking
Just the other day.
It was so hot outside,
You could fry an egg.
Remember you were talking,
I watched as sweat ran down your face.
Reached up and I caught it at your chin,
Licked my fingertips.“
— Dave Matthews American singer-songwriter, musician and actor 1967