To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via childrenofthetao)
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince (via larmoyante)
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
— Henry David Thoreau (via floreses)