"I can’t write about something I don’t admire—it goes back to the old concept of the celebration: you celebrate the hero, an idea."
"If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello."
"I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give it back as good as I give."
"You can have all the [dating] criteria and standards in the world, but what you draw to you is what you are. If you’re not abundant in love and self-esteem and self-respect and self-worth in [your heart], you’re not going to draw somebody that’s the same way."
Iyanla Vanzant (via imfeelingmorethanalive
"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world."
Marianne Williamson (via awelltraveledwoman
"And Lot’s wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned into a pillar of salt. So it goes."
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five