"To be different is to be alone. I do not like what is average. So I am alone."
— Marchesa Luisa Casati. (via ziegfeld-girl)
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"And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about."
— Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via elige)
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"I am thankful for the difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I don’t want to be."
— Unknown (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve to never ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side.
It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it’s one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you’ll ever do."
— Stephen Fry (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"She knew of nothing more magnificent than going off into the unknown."
"The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference."
— Elie Wiesel (via lazyyogi)