Not all those who wander are lost
Have the strength to be true to yourself even if you don't know who you are yet - Paulo Coelho
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You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.
— Ernest Hemingway (via thefaultinourspoons)

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There are only two important elements to a great novel. The first is an interesting character. A character that you thoroughly know and feel will go a long way toward attracting a readership.

The second element is an interesting problem.

— Walter Dean Myers, with advice for a young writer. (via nightskyonkrikkit)

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One must always be careful of books…and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.
— Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel (via thelavenderlife)

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not all those who wander are lost -j.r.r. tolkien
Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.

Rick Warren

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moon dust in your lungs
stars in your eyes

you are a child of the cosmos
and ruler of the skies

for em (via trenzalours)

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My mind vanishes
from time to time but never
do you from my mind.

Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)

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My Uncle Alex Vonnegut, an insurance salesman who lived at 5033 North Pennsylvania, taught me something very important. He said that when things are going really well we should be sure to notice it. He was talking about very simple occasions, not great victories. Maybe drinking lemonade under a shade tree, or smelling the aroma of a bakery, or fishing, or listening to music coming from a concert hall while standing in the dark outside, or, dare I say, after a kiss. He told me it was important at such times to say out loud, “If this isn’t nice, what is?”
Kurt Vonnegut (via indoor-exploration)

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She belonged in libraries and book stores. She left her heart between the pages of her books.
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I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.
— Edgar Allan Poe, Complete Writings  (via revestis)

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