Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
can calm itself,
so can you.
--meditation, nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
There is no pain greater than this; not the cut of a jagged-edged dagger nor the fire of a dragon’s breath. Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, before you have truly learned of its value.
She was feeling the pressure of the world outside and she waited to see him and feel his presence beside her and be reassured that she was doing the right thing after all.
--F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
--Marcus Aurelius (via blacklionking)
Your lips are like wine, and I want to get drunk
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. --Theodore Roosevelt