"I only feel close to people who arouse my energy, who make enormous demands of me, who are capable of enriching me with experience, pain, people who do not doubt my courage, or my toughness. People who do not believe me naive or innocent, but who challenge my keenest wisdom, who have the courage to treat me like a woman in spite of the fact that they are aware of my vulnerability."
— Anaïs Nin, from The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934 (via letters-to-nobody)
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"You will be shocked, kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever.
That’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it."
— How I Met Your Mother (via cxgarettes)
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"Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress - which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once."
— Unknown (via thatkindofwoman)
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"As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself."
— Haruki Murakami (via ruedamour)
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