The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine among those who never believed she could.
― Unknown (via awelltraveledwoman)

(Source: barefoot-in-the-country)

Jul 31 23:06with 887 notes
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
― Virginia Woolf (via sophianism)

Jul 31 22:25with 26 notes
Life is not somewhere waiting for you, it is happening in you. It is not in the future as a goal to be arrived at, it is herenow, this very moment — in your breathing, circulating in your blood, beating in your heart. Whatsoever you are is your life, and if you start seeking meaning somewhere else, you will miss it. Man has done that for centuries.
― Osho (via sophianism)

Jul 31 22:23with 295 notes
But I’ve never even loved anyone.
― (via yoursixwordstory)

Jul 31 17:03with 163 notes

You asked me if I wanted to get drunk and stay the night, and I said yes, and we ending up just lying there in bed, my head resting on your chest, thinking about all the parties we didn’t go to or the roads we didn’t turn down or the words we never said because we thought they sounded too foolish or romantic or silly. And eventually we came to the conclusion that there’s always gonna be the nights when we break down in the car by ourselves listening to The Smiths in a dark, empty parking lot, or the days when even opening our eyes requires more effort than dragging someone out of a burning building.

But then your hand drifted down and it rested over my heart, and we sat there like that for a while, smoking, the city outside just breathing and breathing, over and over again, all the lights out there symbolizing college girls pinching their skin in the mirror or two elderly people falling in love for what feels like the millionth time. The awkward first dates at coffee shops and the librarians who go home and watch porn for two hours every night. You told me all these extraordinary things were happening every day and that sometimes it didn’t matter what road we didn’t take or the things we never said because somewhere out there, there was another couple lying in a shabby little bed with only a few covers, touching each others’ skin and trying to feel alright again when everything was crashing down on them.

― Sleepwalking by writingsforwinter (via writingsforwinter)

Jul 30 19:43with 23,455 notes