quotes i like a lot

“I get to decide when I am Stevie Nicks. I’m 5ft, I can walk through a busy hallway looking at the floor very timid and nobody would notice. But when I’m Stevie Nicks, I hold my head up. I carry myself a certain way. When I choose to be Stevie Nicks, the whole world knows that I am Stevie Nicks”. – You can guess this one

“Tell me what you pay attention to, and I will tell you who you are” – Jose Ortega Gasset

“He who desperately clutches to security no longer lives. More than security, life needs adventure” – Jean Vanier

“We suffer more in imagination than in reality” – Seneca

“A child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down just to feel its warmth” – African proverb

“Soul of a victim tends to prove her innocence.” ― Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

“Without a lie, the truth has no way to prove itself.” ― Ehsan Sehgal

“Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists” – A course in miracles

“Every woman who heals herself heals her childrens children” – Liezel Graham

“The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires” – Rumi

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it” – Rumi

“There are two kinds of people. Those who believe that they are a victim of the world and those who understand that they are the world” – Alan Watts

“It is the person you imagine yourself to be who suffers, not you” – Nisargatta Maharaj

“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world, and you have to do it all the time” – Angela Davis

“People will forget what you said, and they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel” – Maya Angelou

“Truth is like fire; to tell the truth means to glow and burn” – Gustav Klimt

“We grow small by trying to be great” – Hockney

“Don’t hate what you don’t understand” – John Lennon

“Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason and argument. That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Be who you needed when you were younger”

What the man – out of kindness and his eagerness to help – had failed to understand was that the tight cocoon and the efforts that the butterfly had to make in order to squeeze out of that tiny hole were Nature’s way of training the butterfly and of strengthening its wings.

Sometimes, a little extra effort is precisely what prepares us for the next obstacle to be faced. Anyone who refuses to make that effort, or gets the wrong sort of help, is left unprepared to fight the next battle and never manages to fly off to their destiny. – Paulo Coelho

“fucking delete it you stupid slut” – Ja’mie private school girl

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