of course you don’t fight fire with fire, but you do fight it by suffocating it, drowning it, or stomping it out. you dont stop fire by just standing there and asking it nicely “please dont burn my neighborhood down”
At some point you just have to let go of what you thought should happen and live in what is happening.
One day I will forgive you; until then there are scabs everywhere that you have touched me.
~Salvador Plascencia, The People of Paper
Don’t jump to conclusions, there may be a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw. -Proverbs 25:8
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
~George Santayana (via observando