Monj Miyashiro

~quotes~ - Poem by Monj Miyashiro

'The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.'

'I hurt myself, so I can feel alive.'

'If I'm such and important person,
why do you stutter when i ask you if you know my name? '

'If you love me so much, why are you walking away? '

'Sometimes if you love someone so much, it will actually hurt more.'

'What's the point in ever trying to be happy when the very pursuit of happiness is what makes you miserable.'

'I've never felt I've been valued by anyone. I'm just a waste of space that everyone ignores, like a ghost without a home.'

'That in life the person that brings out the best in you & the one that makes you strong…
is actually your weakness..'

'What's the point in eating when you just end up crapping it all out anyway? '

'Why do we need to sleep While we can stay awake, I can better sleep When i wanna Die so When i close my eyes It will stay Closed..'

'The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.'

'One can only feel desolate for so long Until one starts to change Into something the mirror doesn't recognize I metamorphasize'

'Now I'm driven to be ten times better than you think you are Piece my piece I've built my walls And burned the bridges down That lead back to people like you'

'What is death but an escape from this world?
What is love but something to cause you pain? '

'The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else in return.'

'Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough.'

'Having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night is a very old human need.'

'Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.'

'You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right, it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and it's good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.'

'When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.'

'To grow in our ability to love ourselves we need to receive love as well.'

'Assumptions are the termites of relationships.'

'Love me when I least deserve it, because that is when I really need it.'

'If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.'

'If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together.. there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart. I'll always be with you.'

'Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave.'

'If there ever comes a day when we can't be together keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.'

"Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you."

"Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering."

"If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself."

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

"A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left."

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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

"I finally understood what true love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be."

"You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love."

"Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more."

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."

"Death ends a life, not a relationship."

"But better to be hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie."

"You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together."

"Seven Deadly Sins
Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice."
― Mahatma Gandhi

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."

"One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving."

"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure."

"When you are five, you know your age down to the month. Even in your twenties, you know how old you are. I'm twenty-three you say, or maybe twenty-seven. But then in your thirties, something strange starts to happen. It is a mere hiccup at first, an instant of hesitation. How old are you? Oh, I'm-you start confidently, but then you stop. You were going to say thirty-three, but you are not. You're thirty-five. And then you're bothered, because you wonder if this is the beginning of the end. It is, of course, but it's decades before you admit it."

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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