"It's easy to look at people and make quick judgments about them, their present and their past, but you'd be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. What a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceberg hidden from sight. And more often then not, it's lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul."

Want to know about me?
Then just simply ask.

"Those wounds where the maggots once lived were putrid and rotten, but now there is a butterfly singing the songs of her dreams."

❝I turned the pages so fast. And I suppose I was, in my mindless way, looking for a something, version of myself, a heroine I could slip inside as one might a pair of favourite shoes.❞

— Ian McEwan (Sweet Tooth)

(Source: booklover)


❝A truth that’s told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent.❞

William BlakeAuguries of Innocence (via feellng)

❝If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you.❞

— Paramahansa Yogananda  (via elige)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege)


❝You are walking goddesses. Adorn yourselves. Take the time necessary to love your body. Feed the beauty that lives in you through the portal of ritual.❞

— Shonagh Home  (via elige)

(Source: song-ofthe-stars)


I understood myself only after I destroyed myself.

And only in the process of fixing myself, did I know who I really was.

Sade Andria Zabala | Thought of the Day: Self-Discovery (via pri5cillasanchez)

❝There’s nothing more important on our spiritual path than developing gentleness to oneself.❞

— Pema Chodron (via elige)

(Source: anythingthatmoves)


❝Become friends with people who aren’t your age. Hang out with people whose first language isn’t the same as yours. Get to know someone who doesn’t come from your social class. This is how you see the world. This is how you grow.❞

— note to self  (via dammit-daria)

(Source: c0ntemplations)


❝Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.❞

— Viktor Frankl (1905 - 1997)

(Source: childrenofthetao)


❝I was as hollow and empty as the spaces between stars.❞

— Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye  (via oiseauperdu)

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