Love, LeeLee

“The female doesn’t want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, she wants a man who understands her eyes if she gets sad, and points to his chest and say : “Here is your home country.””

—   Nizar Qabbani   (via paperieandpen)

(Source: nizariat, via paperieandpen)

“Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to really figure out where you need to go and who you need to be.”

—   Mandy Hale (via learn-how-to-be-alone)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via learn-how-to-be-alone)

“Some people say home is where you come from. But I think it’s a place you need to find, like it’s scattered and you pick pieces of it up along the way.”

—   Katie Kacvinsky (via middlenameconfused)

“I do things for pretty good reasons, so I usually don’t take it personally when my reasons don’t make sense to someone else.”

—   Brian Andreas (via middlenameconfused)

“She was afraid of these things that made her suddenly wonder who she was, and what she was going to be in the world, and why she was standing at that minute, seeing a light, or listening, or staring up into the sky: alone.”

—   Carson McCullers (via middlenameconfused)

“She was bored. She loved, had capacity to love, for love, to give and accept love. Only she tried twice and failed twice to find somebody not just strong enough to deserve it, earn it, match it, but even brave enough to accept it.”

—   William Faulkner (via middlenameconfused)

“An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.”

—   Goi Nasu (via middlenameconfused)

“No one’s life seems great between midnight and 7 a.m. Go to sleep. Things will be better tomorrow.”

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-Anon

So if someone wanted me to list the life lessons I’ve learned in my short 25 years… this would be one of them. There’s so much truth here, for all it’s simplicity.

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“Other people are not medicine.”

—   Amy Poehler (via middlenameconfused)

“We hold on so tightly, because we’re terrified of loss. We hold on till our hands bleed. And in that self-shattering persistence, we fail to see the answer: Just let go.”

—   Yasmin Mogahed (via middlenameconfused)

“Sometimes people think they know you. They know a few facts about you, and they piece you together in a way that makes sense to them. And if you don’t know yourself very well, you might even believe that they are right. But the truth is, that isn’t you. That isn’t you at all.”

—   Leila Sales (via middlenameconfused)

“Don’t surrender your loneliness so quickly. Let it cut you more deep. Let it ferment and season you as few humans and even divine ingredients can. Something missing in my heart tonight has made my eyes so soft, my voice so tender, my need for God absolutely clear.”

—   Hafiz (via middlenameconfused)