"There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub."
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (via creatingaquietmind)
(Source: the-healing-nest, via teachingliteracy)
"You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing."
- Richard P. Feynman, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (via kerryquotesquotes)
"Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person is still going to think the sun shines out your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking with."
- Mac MacGuff, Juno (via work-hard-no-excuses)
"Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering."
- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love (via larmoyante)
"Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that."
- Ally Condie, Matched (via thatkindofwoman)
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"She may have looked normal on the outside, but once you’d seen her handwriting you knew she was deliciously complicated inside."
- Jeffrey Eugenides (via thatkindofwoman)
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When something bothered me, I didn’t talk with anyone about it. I thought it over all by myself, came to a conclusion, and took action alone. Not that I really felt lonely. I thought that’s just the way things are.
Human beings, in the final analysis, have to survive on their own.
- Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart (via thatkindofwoman)
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"When things fall apart, consider the possibility that life knocked it down on purpose. Not to bully you, or to punish you, but to prompt you to build something that better suits your personality and your purpose. Sometimes things fall apart so better things can fall together."
- Sandra King (via myquotelibrary)
"Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those remarkably rare, addictive ones who just bring out the most. Of everything. They make you feel so alive that you’d follow them straight into hell, just to keep getting your fix."
- Karen Marie Moning (via outcamethesun)
(Source: the-healing-nest, via meggielynne)