The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.
if you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.
If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
And stop calling me frail, I’ll beat the hell out of you!
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
This quitting thing, it’s a hard habit to break once you start.
“… how nuts it must be to inhabit a space for that long. To still be enchanted by it, block by block. To have your whole life and all of its anecdotal triggers playing simultaneously in front of you every day and never even for a minute doubt loving it.
Never think it’s dumb just cause it’s yours.”[drinkyourjuice]
He thought he’d better be up and doing things so as not to sigh quite as much.
It was only when you left it alone that a tree might treat you as a friend. After the blade bit in, you had yourself a war.
The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation. For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
My ability to turn good news into anxiety is rivaled only by my ability to turn anxiety into chin acne.