Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.
Pema Chödrön, Comfortable With Uncertainty (via maudnewton)
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
Louis L’Amour (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: psych-quotes)

Sometimes you meet someone and even though you
never liked brown eyes before, their eyes are your new favourite colour.

Anonymous (via remembertosmileyou)

(Source: thoughtsonfire)

In order to rise
From its own ashes
A phoenix
First
Must
Burn.

Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Talents (via a-thousand-words)
Stop letting your thoughts consume you and go to sleep.
Life is savagely unfair. It ignores our deep-seated convictions and places a disproportionate emphasis on the decisions we make in split seconds.
Chris Cleave, Little Bee (via a-thousand-words)
Sometimes you have to lose the battle to win the war.
I’ll be honest with you, I’m a little bit of a loner. It’s been a big part of my maturing process to learn to allow people to support me. I tend to be very self-reliant and private. And I have this history of wanting to work things out on my own and protect people from what’s going on with me.
Kerry Washington (via aestheticintrovert)

(Source: abstinently)