I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Maya Angelou (via purplebuddhaproject)
Go all the way with it. Do not back off. For once, go all the goddamn way with what matters.
Ernest Hemingway (via seabois)
You will always be too much of something for someone: too big, too loud, too soft, too edgy. If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.
Apologize for mistakes. Apologize for unintentionally hurting someone — profusely. But don’t apologize for being who you are.
danielle laporte (via realdwntomars)
People say to write about what you know. I’m here to tell you, no one wants to read that, because you don’t know anything. So write about something you don’t know. And don’t be scared, ever.
Toni Morrison (via ktempest)
When it comes to death, we know that laughter and tears are pretty much the same thing.
Sherman Alexie - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (via djreagan)