be the change you want to see in the world
"Greed, envy, sloth, pride and gluttony: these are not vices anymore. No, these are marketing tools. Lust is our way of life. Envy is just a nudge towards another sale. Even in our relationships we consume each other, each of us looking for what we can get out of the other. Our appetites are often satisfied at the expense of those around us. In a dog-eat-dog world we lose part of our humanity."
Jon Foreman (via buttondownsandbackpacks)

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"If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise."
Anaïs Nin (via dahlia—noir)

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"Happiness begins with you. Not with your relationship, your friends, or your job. But with you."
Mandy Hale (via w-ritings)

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"The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art."
Junot Díaz (via w-ritings)

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"Until we have met the monsters in ourselves, we keep trying to slay them in the outer world. And we find that we cannot. For all darkness in the world stems from darkness in the heart. And it is there that we must do our work."
Williamson, Marianne. Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness And Making Miracles. (via moaka)

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