“I wrote this down the other night. The opposite of love is not hate. It’s not. The opposite, the true opposite of love, is lovelessness. It is really easy to be loveless. There are a lot more loveless people than there are hateful. But, you can become hateful, because loveless leads to loneliness which leads to sadness which leads to anger, which leads to hate. But lovelessness, if you can identify it quick enough, just realize that you are just in a loveless time in a loveless place, that’s okay sometimes, that is good enough sometimes. And then I started thinking about mistakes and I started thinking about batting averages, because wouldn’t it be great to bat a thousand in life? Wouldn’t it be great to bat a thousand in life? My god! And then I heard this little voice and I wrote these lyrics down, and I will sing them for you tonight. ‘When you got hurt, it made you feel beautiful. Cracks around your heart, they make the light shine through. When you got hurt, big pieces of the floor, you put them back together, even better than before, you know what I’m saying, even better than before, keep me where the light is, even better than before, keep me where the light is, even better than before, keep me where the light is, keep me where the light is…’” —John Mayer, Madison Square Garden, February 26, 2010. (via fuckyeahjohnmayer)
only the good die young.
rest in peace michael mulhall, paige malone and jamie malone. always in our hearts.