The Juliet Letters

In Verona, outside Casa di Giulietta (Juliet's house), people leave letters and notes to Juliet Capuleti from Shakespeare. It is with that same heart I write this to you. Be it heard or not, be you real or imagined- it was important for me to simply say.

“We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl” 
-Pink Floyd, “Wish You Were Here”

“We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl”

-Pink Floyd, “Wish You Were Here”

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“Staying with someone who doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, it’s stupidity.”
–Nishan Panwar

“Staying with someone who doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, it’s stupidity.”

–Nishan Panwar

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“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” 
–Nelson Mandela

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

–Nelson Mandela

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“When she was a child, my love carried a road map in her hand
The way other girls carried handkerchiefs.” 
–Roman Payne, “The Wandress”

“When she was a child, my love carried a road map in her hand

The way other girls carried handkerchiefs.”

–Roman Payne, “The Wandress”

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“Freedom, well, that’s just some people talking. Your prison is walking through this world all alone.” 
–The Eagles, “Desperado”

“Freedom, well, that’s just some people talking. Your prison is walking through this world all alone.”

–The Eagles, “Desperado”

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“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” 
–Friedrich Nietzsche, Nachgelassene Fragmente”

“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.”

–Friedrich Nietzsche, Nachgelassene Fragmente”

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“I miss you
But I haven’t met you yet
So special
But it hasn’t happened yet” 
–Bjork, “I Miss You”

“I miss you

But I haven’t met you yet

So special

But it hasn’t happened yet”

–Bjork, “I Miss You”

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“Nothing hurts a good soul and kind heart more than to live amongst people who can’t understand it.” 
–Ali ibn Abi Talib

“Nothing hurts a good soul and kind heart more than to live amongst people who can’t understand it.”

–Ali ibn Abi Talib

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“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” 
-Tom Robbins, “Still Life with Woodpecker”

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”

-Tom Robbins, “Still Life with Woodpecker”

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“We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” 
–Lori Deschene

“We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.”

–Lori Deschene

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“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.” 
–Markus Zusak, “I Am the Messenger”

“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”

–Markus Zusak, “I Am the Messenger”

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“The only things one can admire at length are those one admirers without knowing why.”

–Eleanor Roosevelt

“The only things one can admire at length are those one admirers without knowing why.”

–Eleanor Roosevelt

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"Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” 
-Martin Luther King, Jr

"Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr

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“Nobody will ever love you as much as an artist can. On your worst days, they will find poetry in the knots of your hair.” 
“That Could Have Been Me”

“Nobody will ever love you as much as an artist can. On your worst days, they will find poetry in the knots of your hair.”

“That Could Have Been Me”

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“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” 
–Paul Gauguin

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.”

–Paul Gauguin

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