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Hi I'm Alex, 18, college student
Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.
Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom (via bluishorbs)

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When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.
Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (via rabbitinthemoon)
Writers are always anxious, always on the run—from the telephone, from responsibilities, from the distractions of the world.
Edna O’Brien (via aestheticintrovert)

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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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Joyce Carol Oates, Missing Mom

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Joyce Carol Oates, Missing Mom

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— Rainer Maria Rilke

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— Rainer Maria Rilke

We are who we choose to be.
Roopa Pai, from The Magic of the Dazl Corals (via the-final-sentence)
August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.
Sylvia Plath (via featherandarrow)
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
Lin Yutang  (via thatkindofwoman)

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But I firmly believe there is a voice for me somewhere on earth, and I am seeking it. Where on earth is it?
Friedrich Nietzsche, from Selected Letters (via violentwavesofemotion)

And then summer. And time stopped
because we stopped waiting.

And summer lasted. It lasted
because we were happy.

Louise Glück, from Fable (via violentwavesofemotion)
Things became dreams; dreams became things.
Louise Glück, from Time (via violentwavesofemotion)
I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (via quotes-shape-us)
The scariest moment is always just before you start.
Stephen King (via holliesgolightly)