“I really enjoy forgetting. When I first come to a place, I notice all the little details. I notice the way the sky looks. The color of white paper. The way people walk. Doorknobs. Everything. Then I get used to the place and I don’t notice those things anymore. So only by forgetting can I see the place again as it really is.” —
David Byrne, True Stories
“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.” —Ray Bradbury (via bookoasis)
“The Libyan people appreciate the intervention by the West. If we lose this war we’re going to end… The Libyan people are standing up for Western values. We appreciate this bombardment; there is no way we can win without it. No civilians were killed, and even if [the West] killed some civilians by mistake, we can accept it, because Qaddafi kills thousands.” —
They also reiterated their claims that Qaddafi’s men are bringing corpses from the hospitals to parade as civilian casualties.