My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.Maya Angelou (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Love is more talked about than surrendered to.Charles Wright, section 1 of “Disjecta Membra” from Black Zodiac (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997)
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (via vivre-en-gris)
Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.Emily Dickinson (via kushandwizdom)
I’m in love with you,” he said quietly.
"Augustus," I said.
"I am," he said. He was staring at me, and I could see the corners of his eyes crinkling. "I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (via kushandwizdom)
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.John Lennon (via kushandwizdom)
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.Benjamin Franklin (via kushandwizdom)
One day you lose something, and you say: ‘Oh my God. I was happy. And I didn’t even know it.’Unknown, Humans of New York (via perfect)