You have to be vigilant about keeping your own fire alive.
Tift Merrit  (via seaglassnserendipity)


"The one thing you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. The moment that you feel that just possibly you are walking down the street naked…that’s the moment you may be starting to…

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
kurt vonnegut, mother night (x)
To the dumb question ‘Why me?’ the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?
Christopher Hitchens (via blackestdespondency)
You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.
(via thebeldam)
In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love.
In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile.
In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm.
I realized, through it all, that…
In the middle of winter, I finally found that within me there lies an invincible summer.
Albert Camus, The Stranger (via tbmlister)
Be a true representative of the goodness in your heart, and don’t expect it to be easy or even noticed.
Adyashanti (via thebeldam)