"To a disciple who was forever complaining about others the Master said, “If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth."
— Anthony de Mello (via creatingaquietmind)
"I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul."
— Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets (via quotes-shape-us)
"Even though cold is colder. Far is further. Now is longer. Even though it takes so long to dig myself out of you. I still dig."
— I Wrote This For You: The Dirt Beneath Fingernails (via perfect)
(Source: word-digest, via the-greatest-sound)
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
— Anaïs Nin (via quotes-shape-us)
"Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive."
— Joanne Harris, Chocolat (via quotes-shape-us)