“Surely every one realizes, at some point along the way, that he is capable of living a far better life than the one he has chosen.”
— Henry Miller, Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch
“Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made, or by dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.”
— Alan Cohen (via buhaybabae)
“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.”
— Carson Mccullers
“Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered.”
—   Yasmin Mogahed  (via thatkindofwoman)
“There’s a brief moment when you first wake up where you have no memories, a blissful blank slate, a happy emptiness, but it doesn’t last long and you remember exactly where you are and what you are trying to forget.”
— (via psych-facts)
“Be in love with your life, every detail of it.”
— Jack Kerouac (via psych-facts)
“I think that’s what scares me: the randomness of everything. That the people who could be important to you might just pass you by. Or you pass them by. How do you know?”
Peter CameronSomeday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (via buhaybabae)
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
— Steve Jobs

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*fails test* it’s a metaphor

“There were always in me, two women at least. One woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.”
— Anaïs Nin (via amandaonwriting)
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