But there was a difference between being stuck and choosing to stay. Between being found and finding yourself.
Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie.
Only fake happiness comes with the compulsion to flaunt it.
Love doesn't come with an on-off switch. It's made of too many threads of memory and hope and heartache that weave themselves into the very core of who you are.
The impulse to write things down is a peculiarly compulsive one, inexplicable to those who do not share it, useful only accidentally, only secondarily, in the way that any compulsion tries to justify itself. I suppose that it begins or does not begin in the cradle.
Writer: It's not an occupation; it's a compulsion.
It doesn't matter how great your shoes are if you don't accomplish anything in them.
We've lost a lot of years, but you can't lose love. Not real love. It stays locked inside you, ready for whenever you are strong enough to find it again.
Her hands crept around his neck, tangling in his hair to keep him closer, even though she knew that beautiful boys with expiration dates couldn't be held, only borrowed for a time.
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.