all that shimmers

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Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
— Epicurus (via quote-book)
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This is what you do. If you feel low, you stand tall. You mess up, you move on. You want to try something, try it, and if it was a stupid thing to try, you look it in the eye. There’s no turning back. You apologize if you’re sorry, but know that the nimblest, strongest hands can’t rebuild a bridge out of embers, so cut new wood. Start from scratch. You love with your whole heart. If you’re jealous, talk yourself from the ledge. If you can’t talk yourself down from the ledge, have a good time up there, looking down on the world. If you have to lie to make everything true again, lie like you mean it. If you find yourself in a cage, reach out through the bars for the key, unlock the door, and run away. If running away gets dangerous, run home. If home doesn’t mean what it used to mean, decide what home will be in the future. If your best friend says she doesn’t trust you, hold her jaw in your hand until it hurts, and make her face you. Thats all it takes. If you think you love a guy, see how his hand looks in yours, thats all it takes. If you get exiled into a new land, then go discover it. And if you feel like you’re drowning, go swimming.

Hobson Brown

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We are all a little damaged. Some of us hide it better than others, but on some level we are all torn up. We take it out on others and beat through life carrying it all and we will end up damaging someone else. And most of the time we won’t even notice or bother to care, because we are busy with our little disaster, that we call life.
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Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want.
— Patrick, 10 Things I Hate About You. (via veeandrews)

(Source: isaibellelightwood, via quote-book)

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Some people are meant to fall in love with each other, but not meant to be together.
— (500) Days of Summer. (via ruineshumaines)

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You can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at.
— Tina Fey (via upwithmittensdownwithgloves and blua)

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