Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
  • 281/365: (something I wonder occasionally).

    (via ayearofthoughts)

  • Hazel Grace Lancastor, The Fault in Our Stars - John Green (via autumnroze)

    (via autumnroze)

  • "… It occurred to me that the voracious ambition of humans is never sated by dreams coming true, because there is always the thought that everything might be done better and again."
  • Shane Koyczan  (via godmoves)

    (Source: veganlove, via mille--fiori)

  • "I sit before flowers
    
hoping they will train me in the art 
of opening up.
    

I stand on mountain tops believing 
that avalanches will teach me to let go.
    

I know 
nothing,
    

but I am here to learn."
  • Douglas Coupland, Shampoo Planet (via kushandwizdom)
  • "Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony."
  • Rudy Francisco, “A Lot Like You” (via yesdarlingido)

    (Source: llvnos, via biggerthan-mybody)

  • "When they ask me about my future wife, I always tell them that her eyes are the only Christmas lights that deserve to be seen all year long. I tell them that she has a walk that can make an atheist believe in God just long enough to say, ‘God damn’. I tell them that if my alarm clock sounded like her voice, my snooze button would collect dust. I tell them that if she came in a bottle, I would drink her until my vision is blurry and my friends take away my keys. I tell them that if she was a book, I would memorize her table of contents. I would read her, cover to cover, hoping to find typos, just so we could both have something to work on, because aren’t we all unfinished? Don’t we all need editing? Aren’t we all waiting to be read by someone, praying they will tell us that we make sense? She doesn’t always make sense but I swear to God, her imperfections are the things that I love about her the most. I don’t know when I will be married, I don’t know where I will be married, but I do know this: whenever I’m asked to describe my future wife, I do so as best as I can and every single time, she sounds a lot like you. Every single time, she sounds a lot like you."
  • Robert Frost, Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening (via kushandwizdom)
  • "These woods are lovely, dark and deep,
    But I have promises to keep,
    And miles to go before I sleep,
    And miles to go before I sleep."