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    • i treat myself like i would my daughter. i brush her hair, wash her laundry, tuck her in goodnight. most importantly, i feed her. i do not punish her. i do not berate her, leave tears staining her face. i do not leave her alone. i know she deserves more. i know i deserve more.
    • it is not thought that gets us through life—it is action; and what motivates and sustains action is passion, the desire to overcome hardships, pain, and suffering. it is also passion that enables us to die for ideals in the name of a higher reality.
    • on the path of self one must walk without meeting a single traveler.
    • oh, there is a lot of talk in the world about treachery, and faithlessness, and, god help us, it is unfortunately all too true, but still let us never because of this forget that the most dangerous traitor of all is the one every person has within himself.
    • to the girl that lives in the flowers: never stop creating your own worlds.
    • so i said: “please love me,” and what i meant was: please treat me gently. please love me with a love that can be felt. that can be touched. a love that i can write about gracefully if and when it ends. which i may look upon with pacific eyes, and say: “that was a good love. it had to end but it was good.”
    • what do boundaries feel like?
nov 17 2016 ∞
apr 27 2021 +