When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that...– Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life (via simply-quotes)
apoetreflects: Any wound rather than a wound of the heart. —Ecclesiastes 25:13 SERIOUSLY
sineadw: French street artist JR captures close-up portraits of people from both sides of the Israel/Palestine conflict, doing the same job. Photography as a great humaniser, more so given all the images we usually see from conflict areas..
and the sun, it does not cause us to grow it is the rain that will strengthen...– I Have Made Mistakes- The Oh Hellos
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humanrightswatch: Angela was 11 years old when a court in Australia ordered that her uterus be removed. Why? Because Angela has Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder resulting in severe intellectual and physical impairments, and epilepsy. A judge decided that it was in her “best interests” to have a hysterectomy. The decision to start a family is a deeply personal one, and one that these days...
yourbones: somegirlnamedkaitlyn: My dog understands the word “No,” so how are you going to tell me teenage boys don’t know the difference between rape and consent? Nailed it.
Sometimes people have nothing to say because they’re too empty. And sometimes...– Yasmin Mogahed (via praytell)
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the...– Norman Vincent Peale (via simply-quotes)
coquettesfancy: “I need to be alone … I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.” —Henry Miller, from Tropic of Cancer (Obelisk Press, 1934)
oldmanflower: “Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.” —Marcel Proust
huong1952: “I hope one day you find someone who makes flowers grow in even the saddest parts of you.” —Unknown
I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. My attachments...– Jane Austen (via rainydaysandblankets)
Their intelligence. Elephants understand that ivory is the reason they’re being...– What’s the biggest misconception people have about elephants? Daphne Sheldrick, interview in TIME Magazine, June 4, 2012 (via ellephanta)
On average, 5 people are born every second and 1.78 die. So we’re ahead by...– Arkaye Kierulf, “Textbook Statistics” (via fleck)
Human beings are not always aware of what they are feeling. Like animals, they...– Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (via heroin)