The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea
Hunger not to have, but to be.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.
You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.
Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.
She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.
Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.
Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become
You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.
Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.
That’s all any of us are: amateurs. We don’t live long enough to be anything else.
The trick is not caring what EVERYBODY thinks of you and just caring about what the RIGHT people think of you.
People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.
You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, you learn. You’re human, not perfect. You’ve been hurt, but you’re alive. Think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, and to chase the things you love. Sometimes there is sadness in our journey, but there is also lots of beauty. We must keep putting one foot in front of the other even when we hurt, for we will never know what is waiting for us just around the bend.