1. "People seem to think embracing life means to jump off cliffs and kiss strangers. Maybe it’s just slowly learning to love yourself."

  2. "You don’t know anyone at the party, so you don’t want to go. You don’t like cottage cheese, so you haven’t eaten it in years. This is your choice, of course, but don’t kid yourself: it’s also the flinch. Your personality is not set in stone. You may think a morning coffee is the most enjoyable thing in the world, but it’s really just a habit. Thirty days without it, and you would be fine. You think you have a soul mate, but in fact you could have had any number of spouses. You would have evolved differently, but been just as happy.

    You can change what you want about yourself at any time. You see yourself as someone who can’t write or play an instrument, who gives in to temptation or makes bad decisions, but that’s really not you. It’s not ingrained. It’s not your personality. Your personality is something else, something deeper than just preferences, and these details on the surface, you can change anytime you like.

    If it is useful to do so, you must abandon your identity and start again. Sometimes, it’s the only way.

    Set fire to your old self. It’s not needed here. It’s too busy shopping, gossiping about others, and watching days go by and asking why you haven’t gotten as far as you’d like. This old self will die and be forgotten by all but family, and replaced by someone who makes a difference.

    Your new self is not like that. Your new self is the Great Chicago Fire—overwhelming, overpowering, and destroying everything that isn’t necessary."
    — Julien Smith, The Flinch (via oprosti)

    (Source: larmoyante, via jennernation)

  3. fuckyeahtattoos:

    Tattoo by Thuler Tatuagem, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, BR.


  4. olius:





    Just because a person is a good actor, doesn’t mean they’d be good in any role. 

    But Meryl Streep though.




    (via noeyeinthesky)


  5. Aiming to have my life together by the time I reached my mid-twenties

  6. (Source: hoemme, via sofia-richie)

  8. buzzfeed:

    The 31 Realest Tumblr Posts About Being A Women

    *stands up*


    *applauds forever*

    (via guy)


  9. uglybagofmostlywater:

    I can’t wait to meet my future dog

    (via californiastyley)

  11. ruineshumaines:

    Liz Climo on Tumblr.

    Previoulsy: 1 - 2

    (via guy)


    1. me (surprised): omg
    2. me (amused): omg
    3. me (angry): omg
    4. me (sad): omg
    5. me (nostalgic): omg
    6. me (annoyed): omg
    7. me (scared): omg
  12. whitepaperquotes:

    Handwritten by whitepaperquotes contributor Lauren


  13. "The first duty of the novelist is to entertain. It is a moral duty. People who read your books are sick, sad, traveling, in the hospital waiting room while someone is dying. Books are written by the alone for the alone."
    — Donna Tartt (via tat-art)

    (Source: fracturado, via tat-art)