If you’re trying to show off for people at the top, forget it. They will look down at you anyhow. And if you’re trying to show off for people at the bottom, forget it. They will only envy you. Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.
— Tuesdays with Morrie
I always marvel at the humans’ ability to keep going. They always manage to stagger on even with tears streaming down their faces.
— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (via larmoyante)
And if I’ve learned one thing all my life, it’s that the people who can’t love you for who you are, don’t deserve to ever love you at all.
— (via awkwardgrace)
I want to do things for people they will never forget. Maybe that’s the best thing I can do in life.
— Simon Van Booy, The Secret Lives of People in Love (via 13neighbors)