"Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
I am large, I contain multitudes."
"Be like the flower that gives its fragrance to even the hand that crushes it.”
- Imam Ali (a)
The symbolism though… This is so powerful…
(Source: kristina-neumann, via zetfreak)
"Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots."
"Someday, someone is going to look at you with a light in their eyes you’ve never seen, they’ll look at you like you’re everything they’ve been looking for their entire lives. Wait for it."
"Always keep a bottle of champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes the special occasion is that you’ve got a bottle of champagne in the fridge."
"We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive."
"Fumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen. Pour myself a cup of ambition and yawn and stretch and my life is a mess and if I never make it home today, God bless."