- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free (via observando)
"You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway."
Tomorrow I’ll start being cool and mysterious. Tomorrow, for sure.
"Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could."
- Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum LP (via observando)
"Your soulmate is not someone that comes into your life peacefully. It is who comes to make you question things, who changes your reality, somebody that marks a before and after in your life. It is not the human being everyone has idealized, but an ordinary person, who manages to revolutionize your world in a second…"
"You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor (via observando)