"Avoid the friendship of those who constantly inquire and discuss the flaws of others."

— Arabic Proverb  (via enjoui)

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"Kiss your own fingertips
and hug your own curves.
You are made of waves and honey
and spicy peppers when it is necessary.
You are a goddess,
I hope you haven’t forgotten."

— Emery Allen (via housewifeswag)

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"My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you’ve been mean to someone, they won’t believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it’s time to stop being nice, then destroy them."

— Laurell K. Hamilton (via cavum)

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"What had he said to me that first day? Something about natural chemistry. He claimed he’d noticed it right from the start, and maybe it was an explanation, of sorts, of why we kept coming together, again and again."

— Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby (via coffeestainedheart)

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"I said to the the sun
“Tell me about the big bang.”
The sun said
“It hurts to become.”
I carry that hurt on the tip of my tongue."

— Andrea Gibson (via me-sexual)

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"Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step."

— Mariska Hargitay (via joyful-destynie)

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"Do not mock a pain that you haven’t endured."

— Unknown (via franticscrawls)

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"Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough."

— Ernest Hemingway (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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"I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up

I stand on mountain tops believing
that avalanches will teach me to let go

I know

but I am here to learn."

— Shane Koyczan (via castlle)

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