"None of us has the power to make someone else love us. But we all have the power to give away love, to love other people. And if we do so, we change the kind of person we are, and we change the kind of world we live in."
- Rabbi Harold Kushner
"You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way."
"He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking."
"I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes."
"Borrow money from a pessimist - they don’t expect it back"
- Janeane Garofalo
"Whenever I’m feeling insecure about my abilities, I remind myself that I breathe and blink REALLY well."
- Bianca Juarez (via sweetteeblog)
"Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer."
"As we light a path for others, we naturally light our own way."
- Mary Anne Radmacher
"Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom."
- Rabindranath Tagore