Leighisms

who are you when no one’s watching? 
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my inferiority complex is bigger than your inferiority complex
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meaningful things are always left unspoken
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a degree of the most impersonal
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i have my own voice - making it normal to be abnormal
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on the edge
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everything in this world messes with your head, how long you allow it to is up to you
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don’t look for attention outside of yourself
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nobody fucking listens
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you are like a painted cake, you cannot satisfy my hunger
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rise out of the ashes of your old self
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i am a creative alcoholic
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pin verified
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love is not a game
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i don’t want the happy ending - i want the full experience
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the next moment always resolves the last
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shhh don’t say what you think you need to say
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don’t use words to resolve the strangeness in the air
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just let go
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your need to controls things makes you jump to conclusions and move too quickly
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your gut instinct is always right
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be aware of the potential
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feelings change
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lighten up
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cultivate a deep desire to know yourself
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sometimes opportunity is disguised as loss
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whenever you make excuses you are not in the game
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do you really mean what you say
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your problem is exactly that
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the creation is more important than the sharing
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you have to respect other peoples complexity
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don’t try to be like anyone else
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if it has to be done - do it
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don’t say maybe if you mean no
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feel it. understand it. overcome it
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i don't have to explain anything to anyone
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true magic is not turning water into wine but turning indifference into love
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getting no message is also a message
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what we obtain too cheap, we regard too lightly
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stop being so busy and let go
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perfection is not just about control
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no-one will give you your freedom - you must take it
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you should always pay for your own psychotherapy    
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you cannot save people, you can only love them
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we began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still
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weather forecast for tonight: dark
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this is my life. that's the only explanation i will ever give you
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the thing that you are the most afraid to say, say that
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are you living or are you just waiting? 
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give up tomorrow
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more is more
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why is it no matter what you have you still feel like you have nothing
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there are worse things than being alone
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it's not about being perfect, it's not about being in control, it's about being real
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invent yourself and then reinvent yourself
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people are people and sometimes we change
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embrace your uniqueness
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the key to enlightenment is to lighten up
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i am mine before i am anyone else’s
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get on with it
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it’s only a movie right?
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can we go back?
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pure presence
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i have the right to be wrong
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keep your cool
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your true brilliance is not perceivable by other people
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who you are is limited only by who you think you are
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have the courage to be as different as you really are
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be tolerant and defend the right to be different
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it's not easy to say what i am trying to say
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i need more space
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memory is a church on fire
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time to dream
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fate loves the fearless
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a bit softer
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the only thing i am good at is hiding my feelings
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it's impossible until it's inevitable
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few people will ever give you credit for what you do
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instant gratification is for children, things worth doing take time
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you are here – so why not be here
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see the boulder – push the boulder
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sound is like a drug, it is so pure when it goes in my ears   it instantly does something to me
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waking up everyday seems a bit excessive
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your discipline is your only friend
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pay attention, do the best you can, expect nothing
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never feel fucking guilty
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you are at your most powerful when you are silent
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i find clever ways of saying nothing
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 when you fall in love, you don't fall in love with the other person,  you fall in love with yourself
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nothingfuckingmatters
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i have been scared, but i am not scared anymore
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to believe in something keeps me alive
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you can forget about anyone with enough time
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wake up call
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keep going back for more
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i sabotage myself
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i am an emotional black hole
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you can't hide from love
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i don't care if you even know i exist the distance that separates me from myself cures me of the judgement of others
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don't look back
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i feel doomed by my inability to master life
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you have to learn how to fall before you can fly
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destroy false shadows
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i just woke up
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you deserve to feel safe
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don't be scared to make a fresh start
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once spoken, all speech is dead
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i am hungering after life
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absolute determination
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you muddy your water so that you seem deep  but in reality you have barely even touched the surface you don't know the depths - you don't know the bottom
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listen with the intent to understand - not to reply
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i am so thirsty for the marvellous  that only the marvellous has  power over me
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anything that i cannot transform into something marvellous i let go of
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reality does not impress me
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i have spent allot of time building walls -  of course i want to see if you are clever enough to climb over them
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i have successfully drowned all of the people i have been
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my greatest joy is to live alone and unknown
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reveal yourself only when necessary
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keep your secrets
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to define is to limit
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an i demand unconditional love and complete freedom?
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do not mistake me for my mask
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we will leave – we always do
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i drift in and out of existence
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i use solitude as an assertion of my own self worth
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i am willing to go through anything  if the experience will take me to the next level
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i am deeply interested in the unknown
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i can't bear small talk
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i seek to control things because i am afraid
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i feel like i am nothing i feel like i am everything
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i may feel like nothing on this planet, but maybe cosmically i am important
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i have a fear of abandonment and a fear of engulfment two reasons why i can't give you my number
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and in that i moment i swear - i still didn't give a shit
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i am so fucked
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i am in the hell that i have created
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i wish i had self control
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life is short and love is always over in the morning
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to follow it you must be clean
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i went left
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isolation is a gift
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go wherever you want to go - you are free now
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i feel a certain hostility towards everyone - it is my nature
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don't expect to get everything you need from one person
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nothing is worse than a lone wolf pretending to be attached
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be what you are
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stop pretending
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death walks behind me
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it is always about you
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tell the story of who you are with your whole heart
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look for what seems out of place
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never ever never
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i believe in mental meteors
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you can't wrap your arms around a memory
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all i need sometimes is a single word, one simple word
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i am the only witness of myself i am the only judge
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love should be easy, anything else  is not real love – it is a game
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is this the key to my authenticity?
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when ordinary life shackles me i escape  one way or another
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i stepped into a new life a new way of being  i left everything behind me all that was safe all that i knew  i did it for myself i did it for my words
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in order to give pure light you must have endured a certain temperature of burning
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when you past calls – don't answer, it has nothing new to say
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love doesn't know distance
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you never need to apologise for how you chose to survive
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free your darkness
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i woke up needing a nap
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being alone has nothing to do with how many people surround you
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everything changed when i stopped running after the sea  i let the waves come to me
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keep certain aspects of yourself hidden  it is more beautiful when you  can't see everything
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i don't care either way
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please destroy my illusion, please tell me the truth
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in too deep
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catching a glimpse of the truth
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dreams have meaning because you are fighting for them with reality
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not dreaming is the same as being dead, but so is not facing reality
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i feel backwards through the darkness  of my disbelief
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open your eyes -  see for yourself
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most female killers use poison
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stay scared
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this pain will be useful to you someday
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don't hold onto anything too long
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if you stand still people will come to you
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 stand alone complex
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can you hear the pulse of the awakening? 
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get your own information  on your own terms
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this world is a veil and the face you are wearing is not your own
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nothing is ever over
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people incapable of guilt usually do have a good time
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there is a shadow over your sun
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people, no matter where they look, they see themselves
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i will not overt my eyes - not again
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there are things that i need that i can't admit to
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when will you be satisfied? 
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nothing is real
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that's the deal
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the only person second guessing you is you
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i bear the sun in my silence through the darkness of my night  and the bitterness of the winter
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don't adapt to this world
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i reached out to attach myself to something and i found nothing
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i was never alone, least at all when i was by myself
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i can find no more signs of life in me
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only you can enslave yourself
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being dead while you are alive  is very sad
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sometimes i wanted to die
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you are a slave because you choose to be a slave
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you have my soul and i have your money
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and of course you generally don't get it
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i didn't waste my tears over this
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i fall in love with cold people
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absolute freedom
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you are here – reading this
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to what extent do you know what will happen next?
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perhaps i held on too tightly
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goodbye goodbye goodbye
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come back changed
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never take a virus personally
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don't ask life for permission you don't need permission   just go out there and do  what you need to do
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open and closed
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people will jump on any boat that passes
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why do you want to do everything when you are everything? 
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get annihilated, get lost, go mad - you are not nearly crazy enough
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your mind keeps you in a cage
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the greatness of solitude is far greater  than the illusion of partnership
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expose your heart, let it be naked as  often as possible
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i turned around and you were gone - you didn't even leave a smell
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you almost made me feel better about myself
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this is not something you can understand with your mind   so don't say a word
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silence is luminous
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the only rules are those bound upon oneself
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if you put yourself out there –  you get taken in
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pick a side
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you are standing on the side lines content to be a witness when will you wake up? 
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there is magnificent order beneath this chaos
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time takes too much time
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you wander in darkness seeking the light, failing to realise the light is in the heart of the darkness
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everyone is in chains but everyone is in love with their chains
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disinterested seeker of the truth
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faith has to start blind
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neutrality is the gateway to bliss
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don't take jet lag personally
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nothing really matters
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my mind wants to make an enemy out of everyone
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you have to risk dying to really live
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invent your own commandments   become your own god
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you are in the process of creating yourself,  try and enjoy it
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mystery & pain always precede an act of creation
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you have to experience all of your emotions,  all of your suffering go through it after you go through it you come out the other side a free man
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confront danger invite it     life is closest when danger is near
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forlorn
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disdain
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learn to steal
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you can have hero's but don't worship them
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i like the mysterious solitude of an ambiguous state
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sometimes the truth doesn't matter like it ought to
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 show me – don't fucking tell me
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i bring a sword that contains its own medicine
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the more chaotic – the more complete i feel
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take the mask off when you speak to me
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work out your own salvation
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deliver me from evil
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actions are useless
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among us there are those that are not among us
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the language of fools is words
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in the labyrinth of your sentences the truth is hidden
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what the fuck are you waiting for? 
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hold onto nothing expect nothing
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being afraid doesn’t accomplish anything
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please kill whichever part of you  still loves me
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let go or be dragged
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thank you for watching
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how can i be brave and strong at the same time
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look into everything
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don't betray yourself
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you've got to believe and you've got to remember
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are you brave enough to let your world fall apart? 
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i pray to myself – for myself
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there is nothing here
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sometimes i can see so clearly
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 all things have to be faced
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once you care you are fucked
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try not to be a cunt
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all you need is the next step
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i don't need a hero
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wildness is a necessity
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my arms ached wrapped around a lover who wasn't there
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fuck patience
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you either have the feeling or you don't
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who really cares? 
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you don't know me and you never will
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be vulnerable
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lone wolf
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i know it is dark but i promise everything will be ok
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i thought i was going to die and in that  i became determined to live
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complete yourself
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say what you mean
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if i show you my dark side will you still hold me tonight? 
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i know what it takes to stay afloat
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you have played a very dangerous game - change always is
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i want exactly what you want –  i want everything
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most of my life is spent waiting instead  of living
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in this day and age you can have a full relationship and break up in 4 text messages
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if you really want something, you don’t stop for anyone or anything until you get it
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i hope you have the strength to  start all over again
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have you ever had an original thought
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i used to see redemption in your eyes
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we all have scars
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most people don't look that close,  they want something obvious
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people make you cry
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i've done things in my life you wouldn't  even think about
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everyone takes my silence personally but the only person its personal to is me
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your truth is not my truth
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i changed my mind -  i'm not sorry
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do not be afraid of your power
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the truth does not have to be comfortable to be true
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what is there to fear? 
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all i ever experience is myself
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allow me the opportunity today to forgive myself
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fear feeds the flame of illusion
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you have to go into unchartered territory
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true sexuality demands the destruction of the ego
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you will always be the best judge of what this moment means to you
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sometimes you have to do something unforgivable  to just go on
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here’s nothing here whatever you were looking for doesn’t exist, unless you were looking for a confirmation that it doesn’t exist in which case: congrats! you totally found it
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enjoy it. embrace it. discard it and proceed
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