"Nostalgia is denial - denial of the painful present… the name for this denial is golden age thinking - the erroneous notion that a different time period is better than the one one’s living in. It’s a flaw in the romantic imagination of those people who find it difficult to cope with the present."
They say it’s the last song.
They don’t know us, you see.
It’s only the last song if we let it be.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Come back and make up a good-bye at least. Let’s pretend we had one.
You never hear about a pit bull doing anything good in the media. And they have a stigma to them … and, in many ways, pit bulls are like young African-American males. Whenever you see us in the news, it’s for getting shot and killed or shooting and killing somebody — for being a stereotype. And that’s what you see for African-Americans in the media and the news. - Ryan Coogler (x)