A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
B.F. Skinner (via wordsnquotes)
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle-age.
Sylvia Plath, 7 November 1959, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via lifeinpoetry)
Buscar una cosa
es siempre encontrar otra.
Así, para hallar algo,
hay que buscar lo que no es.
Siempre se llega,
pero a otra parte.
Pero a la inversa.
Roberto Juarroz (via lenfercestmoi)
Most people need love and acceptance a lot more than they need advice.
Bob Goff, Love Does (via emotional-algebra)
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.
Jim Butcher (via purplebuddhaproject)
What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: ‘This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more’ … Would you not throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse the demon who spoke thus? Or have you once experienced a tremendous moment when you would have answered him: ‘You are a god and never have I heard anything more divine.
Friedrich Nietzsche (via observando)