Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (via monerekho)
It’s a marvelous thing, the ocean. For some reason when two people sit together looking out at it, they stop caring whether they talk or stay silent. You never get tired of watching it. And no matter how rough the waves get, you’re never bothered by the noise the water makes by the commotion of the surface — it never seems too loud, or too wild.
They asked Luqmaan, “Who did you learn good manners from?” And he said, “From the ill-mannered”. (via musaafer)
The same education system that you have to rely on to excel in this world should not be the same one that causes depression, anxiety, stress, and so much more.
We are students, not machines.
The worst part about anything that’s self destructive is that it’s so intimate. You become so close with your addictions and illnesses that leaving them behind is like killing the part of yourself that taught you how to survive.
L.L (via fleurthorn)
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Johnny Knoxville (via cultivate-solitude)
Angelina Jolie (via poppyandpine)