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Let everything happen to you
Beauty and terror
Just keep going
No feeling is final
Rainer Maria Rilke (via realizes)

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Basically I have two moods when it comes it books.

captivatedbylove2:

"Why do you look like you haven’t slept in weeks?"

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and other times

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Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.
Eric Thomas (via moaka)

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There’s things that happen in a person’s life that are so scorched in the memory and burned into the heart that there’s no forgetting them.
John Boyne (via realizes)

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Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing…
Elizabeth Gilbert (via realizes)

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To learn something, to master something, anything, is as sweet as first love.
Geoffrey Wolff (via realizes)

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Apr 6, 2014 / 7,106 notes
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face she inquired, “How heavy is this glass of water?” The answers called out ranged from 8oz to 20 oz. She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If i hold it for a minute, its not a problem. If i hold it for an hour, i’ll have an ache in my arm. If i hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn’t change, but the longer i hold it, the heavier it becomes.” She continued, “The stress and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them for a while and nothing happens. Think about them for a bit longer and they begin to hurt. And if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed - incapable of doing anything.” Always remember to put the glass down.
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