You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.
— Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
…Spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people.
— The Breakfast Club. Dir. John Hughes.
We always project into the future or reflect in the past, but we are so little in the present.
— Marina Abramovic
You wouldn’t ask Picasso or Van Gogh to change the way they paint, so why ask yourself to change the way you are?
— things my professor has said ( from tumblr)
Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
— 1 John 3:18
I am aware that I am less than some people prefer me to be, but most people are unaware that I am so much more than what they see.
Did your mom ever tell you, ‘If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything’? She was right–and talking nicely also applies when you’re talking to yourself, even inside your head.
— Victoria Moran
Don’t beat yourself up over the past, especially if you learned the lesson you were supposed to.
— Ashleigh Catibog-Abraham
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
— Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man under Socialism
Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, how others see you, and how you want others to see you. The closer the distance between the three dimensions, the more at peace you are and the more stable you become.
— Marwa Rakha