"When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside."
— Joel Osteen (via andidontcaree)
(Source: rabbitinthemoon, via andidontcaree)
"People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely."
— Hans F. Hansen (via awakeningapril)
(Source: agentlemenscoup, via barefoot-nomad)
"Writing is a lonely job. Having someone who believes in you makes a lot of difference. They don’t have to make speeches. Just believing is usually enough."
— Stephen King (via viviwithcurls)
"The greatest gift you can give someone is the space to be his or herself, without the threat of you leaving."
— Kai, Lessons in Life #39 (via psych-facts)
"Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking, loving and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning."
— Elie Wiesel, Dawn (via fuckinq)
(Source: quotelibrary.info, via coldvainsouls)
"If you meet someone whose soul is not aligned with yours, send them love & move along."
— Wayne W. Dyer (via emotional-algebra)
"Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the committee meeting. Cross the street to avoid making aimless chitchat with random acquaintances. Read. Cook. Run. Write a story."
— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (via psych-facts)