"You can take control of your life, of your future. Look at what you’re doing now. Is it getting you where you want to be? If not, what are you going to do about it. Imagine, just for a moment, that you can live your life to the fullest and be all you ever wanted to be and do all the things you ever wanted do. The choice is up to you. You can continue to do what you’re doing, resign yourself to a lifetime of diminished expectations, or you can grab the opportunity to be the best you can be."

@1 month ago with 29 notes
#this #so relevant #words to live by #things to remember #do what you love #love what you do 

The Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional.

tomyhusband:

Let’s take a moment and respect how much the institution of marriage was actually strengthened today.

@1 year ago with 235 notes
#this 
@1 year ago with 19 notes
#yes #this 
@1 year ago with 1056 notes
#this #nature #life 
@1 year ago with 11 notes
#this 

some life lessons from momma ni


PS. If you don’t remember anything else that I’ve said here, remember this:

Be kind, and tell the truth.

@2 years ago with 9 notes
#my momma is the wisest woman i know #life lessons #things to remember #words to live by #how i was raised #this 

"Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors."

Andrew Boyd
@2 years ago with 37 notes
#this #quotes #things to remember #life #compassion #andrew boyd 

A girl who reads lays claim to a vocabulary that distinguishes between... 

ngoctruong:

A girl who reads lays claim to a vocabulary that distinguishes between the specious and soulless rhetoric of someone who cannot love her, and the inarticulate desperation of someone who loves her too much. A vocabulary, god damnit, that makes my vacuous sophistry a cheap trick.

Do it, because a…

@11 months ago with 14 notes
#reading is my favorite pastime #this 

"And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth,
“You owe me.”
Look what happens with love like that.
It lights up the sky.
"

Rumi
@1 year ago with 35 notes
#things to remember #you don't owe anything to the one you love #words to live by #appreciate what you have #this #love 

"If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it."

Zora Neale Hurston
@1 year ago with 184 notes
#stand up for yourself #always #this #cannot reiterate this enough #take a stand #be strong #words to live by #things to remember 

the sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.

@1 year ago with 46 notes
#preach #this #truth #life #things to remember #words to live by 

"I have been homesick for you since we met."

The Avett Brothers, A Fathers First Spring
@1 year ago with 23 notes
#avett brothers #a fathers first spring #love #this #homesick 
@2 years ago with 14 notes
#this #remember this #future #past #i needed this 
"You can take control of your life, of your future. Look at what you’re doing now. Is it getting you where you want to be? If not, what are you going to do about it. Imagine, just for a moment, that you can live your life to the fullest and be all you ever wanted to be and do all the things you ever wanted do. The choice is up to you. You can continue to do what you’re doing, resign yourself to a lifetime of diminished expectations, or you can grab the opportunity to be the best you can be."
1 month ago
#this #so relevant #words to live by #things to remember #do what you love #love what you do 
A girl who reads lays claim to a vocabulary that distinguishes between...→

ngoctruong:

A girl who reads lays claim to a vocabulary that distinguishes between the specious and soulless rhetoric of someone who cannot love her, and the inarticulate desperation of someone who loves her too much. A vocabulary, god damnit, that makes my vacuous sophistry a cheap trick.

Do it, because a…

11 months ago
#reading is my favorite pastime #this 
The Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional.

tomyhusband:

Let’s take a moment and respect how much the institution of marriage was actually strengthened today.

1 year ago
#this 
"And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth,
“You owe me.”
Look what happens with love like that.
It lights up the sky.
"
Rumi
1 year ago
#things to remember #you don't owe anything to the one you love #words to live by #appreciate what you have #this #love 
1 year ago
#yes #this 
"If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it."
Zora Neale Hurston
1 year ago
#stand up for yourself #always #this #cannot reiterate this enough #take a stand #be strong #words to live by #things to remember 
1 year ago
#this #nature #life 
the sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.
1 year ago
#preach #this #truth #life #things to remember #words to live by 
1 year ago
#this 
"I have been homesick for you since we met."
The Avett Brothers, A Fathers First Spring
1 year ago
#avett brothers #a fathers first spring #love #this #homesick 
some life lessons from momma ni


PS. If you don’t remember anything else that I’ve said here, remember this:

Be kind, and tell the truth.

2 years ago
#my momma is the wisest woman i know #life lessons #things to remember #words to live by #how i was raised #this 
2 years ago
#this #remember this #future #past #i needed this 
"Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors."
Andrew Boyd
2 years ago
#this #quotes #things to remember #life #compassion #andrew boyd