I live by 5 rules.....
1. My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
- Ernest Hemingway
2.Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
- Cyril Connolly
3. When the body sinks into death, the essence of man is revealed. Man is a knot, a web, a mesh into which relationships are tied. Only those relationships matter. The body is an old crock that nobody will miss. I have never known a man to think of himself when dying. Never….
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
4. Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
5. The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is something I wrote awhile back
Life is where you make your mark based on the choices you make in it....Death is where reap the rewards of the mark you have made. Enjoy it, do what you think is right, don't look back. Life is where you can feel your heart beats against your chest, where you can smell,feel and touch that induce feelings in you good or bad. Life is Life, Period.