"Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted."
— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (p. 148)
(Source: mybookhaul, via coffeestainedcashmere)
Learn how to be
lonely. Learn what it’s like to know
that you are coming home to
yourself night after night—
that empty is just another word
— Kristina Haynes, from “The Not Love Poem” (via violentwavesofemotion)
"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
— Lucille Ball (via psych-facts)