"Oh, I don’t mean you’re handsome, not the way people think of handsome. Your face seems kind. But your eyes - they’re beautiful. They’re wild, crazy, like some animal peering out of a forest on fire."
"O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales."
Leo Rosten (via observando)
"You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms."
"Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you."
Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story (via observando)
"People who can change and change again are so much more reliable and happier than those who can’t."
Stephen Fry, Moab Is My Washpot (via mypaletteofletters)
"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 observando)
"Maybe it meant something. Maybe not, in the long run, but no explanation, no mix of words or music or memories can touch that sense of knowing that you were there and alive in that corner of time and the world. Whatever it meant."