The Floating Lantern

“The years between eighteen and twenty-eight are the hardest, psychologically. It’s then you realize this is make or break, you no longer have the excuse of youth, and it is time to become an adult – but you are not ready.”

—   (via phaibooty)

(Source: omybestbeloved, via brittanickel)

aseaofquotes:

Vladimir Nabokov, Invitation to a Beheading

aseaofquotes:

Vladimir Nabokov, Invitation to a Beheading

You are meant to fight. When you are sick, your body fights for its right to function. When you hold your breath, your body fights for its right to breathe. There are billions of tiny events—from the surface of your skin, down to the very cells of your body—that have to happen in order for you to be simply sitting here today. If your most minuscule parts haven’t given up yet,

Why should you?”

—   

n.t. 

Yeah, why wouldn’t you?

(via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(via brittanickel)

jessicaheatherhunter:

"A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms"

jessicaheatherhunter:

"A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms"

(via greenlikebathwater)

“I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.”

“A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.”

—   Zen Shin Talks (via sorakeem)

(Source: serymn, via sorakeem)

“Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.”

—   Albert Camus, The Fall (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: larmoyante, via thatkindofwoman)