"Take it easy, but take it."
"Let no man pull you so low as to hate him."
Martin Luther King Jr., A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (via kushandwizdom
"You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him."
"Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager."
"Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us."
"Books hold no passports. There’s only one true literary tradition: the human."
"I mean, I hope you’re happy,
But the sky is still the sky without you,
And I’m not surprised by that anymore."
"At any given moment the choice to be happy is present- we just have to choose to be happy."
"Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you."