"Theres a brief moment when you first wake up, where you have no memories. A blissful blank slate, a happy emptiness."
- AnnaSophia Robb, The Carrie Diaries (via psych-facts)
"Our notions about happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form."
- Thich Nhat Hanh (via purplebuddhaproject)
"Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence."
- The Little Prince (via fuckyeahyoga)
"Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place."
- Kurt Vonnegut (via psychologyoflife)
(Source: 13neighbors, via psychologyoflife)
"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."
- Jane Goodall (via emotional-algebra)