Within and without
“Build good fences, make good friends, and keep your laundry indoors.”
- A.J. Hackwith
“It seems to me the fence separating us from who we are and who we can be is not a straight line, not erect, but something wavering and distant, a reflection of who we are and what we fear.” - Chloe Thurlow
He is all pine and I am apple orchard.
My apple trees will never get across
And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him.
He only says, ‘Good fences make good neighbors.’ - Robert Frost
“May the fire in your soul burn down all the fences and walls which this society is trying to build around you.” - Akshay Vasu
“There are too many people today who instead of feeling hurt are acting out their hurt; instead of acknowledging pain, they’re inflicting pain on others. Rather than risking feeling disappointed, they’re choosing to live disappointed. Emotional stoicism is not badassery. Blustery posturing is not badassery. Swagger is not badassery. Perfection is about the furthest thing in the world from badassery.” - Brené Brown