Quote 17 Apr 4,297 notes

So you were born backwards.
Your heart covers 80% of your skin.
It is huge—and it is fragile.
You don’t know how to chain-link fence your feelings.
You will find your trust abandoned and bruised on the side of the road—
Do not leave it there—
Dust it off and put it right back under your shirt.

If you don’t learn to stop apologizing for yourself,
you will mirage out of existence.
See, someday, that 80% is gonna get you hurt.
You will tell a woman over and over that you love her,
and she will say nothing.
You will sob in public,
and people will just stare.

They will want to carve their names into you
and watch as the pieces fall off—
let them try.
Your heart is a geiser and for that you will always feel strange.
Most people shut down when they get over saturated with feeling;
most people harden into hate
- into indifference -
because the biggest risk we ever take is to love without fear.

You are not afraid.
You are a cathedral waiting to be filled with hymns;
you are an infinite playground;
you are sky-bound and sprinting,
so cover your heart in goose-bump armor.
It will only beat stronger,
beat louder.

Keep hoping.
Stand up on subways and shout compliments to strangers,
dance, poorly, in public if it makes you feel better.
Love until it hurts.
Then love more—you know how.

There will be days when you’ll wish you were numb;
when you’ll want to rip your heart off your body
and find something easier to take its place.
Collect those days like bricks
and marvel at the buildings you will make.
Stand on top, chest open, head up—
Nobody will ever see the world like you do.

Never try to be better than the best version of you.
You are not perfect.
You are perfectly human

— Miles Walser, “Perfectly Human” (via pigmenting)
Video 17 Apr 1,834 notes

There comes a point in time where you gotta take care of your own life. Wherever you’re from, whoever did you wrong or didn’t do what they were supposed to do, wasn’t being who they were supposed to be…It’s just you. No more excuses. 

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Video 17 Apr 11,509 notes

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Quote 17 Apr 2,249 notes
Perhaps
girls are taught
to compete with each other
because
it was never fathomed
that we could
compete with the boys.
— Michelle K., Competitions. (via michellekpoems)
Text 17 Apr 16 notes

savvylikenahhh:

if you ever think youre too old for chocolate milk, shut the fuck up bc youre not. stop being an asshole

Quote 17 Apr 55,794 notes
Attract them by the way you live.
— Saint Augustine  (via nofatnowhip)

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Quote 17 Apr 150,593 notes
I think once you’ve thought about how a person sleeps, how they’d feel pressed up against your back, or your head on their chest, how compatible your bodies would be in the same space of a bed — once you’ve thought about that, you’re fucked.
Quote 17 Apr 4,894 notes
…and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, ‘That was fine’. And your life is a long line of fine.
— Flynn, Gillian. Gone Girl.  (via spolnaglad)

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Quote 17 Apr 32,658 notes
I think it’s brave to try to be happy.
— Vivian, Pushing Daisies (via spolnaglad)

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Quote 14 Apr 295 notes
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
— Jack Kerouac  (via nofatnowhip)

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