If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we...– Ivan Turgenev (via thatkindofwoman)
Before you quit, try.– Ernest Hemingway. (via thatkindofwoman)
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If a home doesn’t make sense, nothing does.– Henrietta Ripperger
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Only what you are not giving can be lacking in any situation.– Course in Miracles
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.– Henry Ford (via modernhepburn)
I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.– John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (via modernhepburn)
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John Steinbeck on Falling in Love: A 1958 Letter... →
youmightfindyourself: New York November 10, 1958 Dear Thom: We had your letter this morning. I will answer it from my point of view and of course Elaine will from hers. First — if you are in love — that’s a good thing — that’s about the best thing that can happen to anyone. Don’t let anyone make it small or light to you. Second — There are several kinds of love. One is a selfish, mean,...
The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with...– Marcel Proust
To those who stay put, the world is but an imaginary place. But to the movers,...– unknown
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless...– - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged (via vainbuthonest)
Faith is a first step even when you don’t see a whole staircase.– MLK
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come...– Siddhartha Gautama
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the complicated details of the attiring and the disattiring are completed! A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold. -William Carlos Williams
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.– John Lennon
I would like to be able to touch a bell and call up my real self, the truly me,...– Pablo Neruda
Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love.– Langston Hughes (via thatkindofwoman)
A Place to Lay My Heart →
youmightfindyourself: By ELISABETH EAVES NY Times Published: January 5, 2012 “But a few years into my 30s, ambivalence began to creep up every time I bought another plane ticket. Traveling for the fun of it was morphing into traveling out of sheer momentum. I felt the first tickles of envy for friends who were rooted. They had a gravitational pull that I lacked, drawing people to...
Hal: Well let's say...let's say since you were little, you've always dreamed of someday getting a lion. And you wait, and you wait, and you wait, and you wait and the lion doesn't come. Then along comes a giraffe. You can be alone, or you can be with the giraffe.
Oliver: I'd wait for the lion.
Hal: That's why I worry about you.
Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline...– Henry Miller
Be in love with your life. Every detail of it.– Jack Kerouac (via thatkindofwoman)
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