"I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"I’m still learning to love the parts of me that no one claps for."
— Rudy Francisco
(Source: fuckyeahrudyfrancisco, via a-lion-in-winter)
"We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in."
— Ernest Hemingway
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"You are the point of origin for everything in your world: you set the standard for yourself."
— Steve Maraboli
"I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world."
— Rainer Maria Rilke
"I treat myself like I would my daughter. I brush her hair, wash her laundry, tuck her in goodnight. Most importantly, I feed her. I do not punish her. I do not berate her, leave tears staining her face. I do not leave her alone. I know she deserves more.
I know I deserve more."
— Michelle K
"Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, ‘Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?’"
— Kathryn Stockett, The Help
"Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways."
— H. Jackson Brown Jr.
"You’re here now. Be here now."
— Rainbow Rowell, Landline
"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."
— Robert A. Heinlein
"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought."
— Kobo Daishi Kukai
(Source: cosmic-rebirth, via aperilousjourney)
"I’m an open book. But some of the pages are stuck together."
— Kelli Jae Baeli
"I have to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival."
— Audre Lorde
(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via whereismynextstep)