When people say ‘This is my baby,’ they don’t always mean a baby. Sometimes they mean a dog.
A Somali student, on what has surprised her most about the United States. (via africandogontheprairie
Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?
Helena Bonham Carter (via neymarchill
I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape—the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.
Anxiety, the next gumption trap, is sort of the opposite of ego. You’re so sure you’ll do everything wrong you’re afraid to do anything at all. Often this, rather than “laziness” is the real reason you find it hard to get started.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert M. Pirsig (via perpetual-dreamers
I was quiet, but I was not blind.
Fanny Price, Mansfield Parki
Maybe it won’t work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.