"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
Lao-Tzu  (via a-quiet-old-soul)
"I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me."
Steve MaraboliLife, the Truth, and Being Free (via feellng)
"I’m afraid of fear."
"be you. whoever that is. your purest truth. be a blinding anomaly."

Michael Kenna, Maple Tree in Autumn, Koyoto, Honshu, Japan, 20012
"Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions."
Susan Cain, Quiet (via teenager90s)
"Life is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal."
Neil Gaiman (via feellng)

— Bjork on her age.
"The higher philosophical man has solitude not because he wishes to be alone but because he is something that finds no equals."
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power (via youngfolksociety)
"I feel oddly happy. To enjoy the present as if I had never lived and would tomorrow be dead […] The secret of peace: a devout worship of the moment. Ironically: with most people this is what comes naturally."