All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven (via observando)
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (via observando)
Most of my friends are radically different people. I don’t think I really like people like me. I don’t have time for them, they’re just too close – they do your head in!
(Source: shiningnightsky, via aidanturner-daily)