"Struggle against your lower desires, overcome your anger, oppose your bad habits, purify your self, perfect your intellect, and bring to completion the reward that is with your Lord."
— Amirul Mou’mineen Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S.)
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"I leave before being left. I decide"
— Brigitte Bardot (via chanelbagsandcigarettedrags)
"Cautiously, I allowed myself to feel good at times. I found moments of peace in cheap rooms just staring at the knobs of some dresser or listening to the rain in the dark. The less I needed, the better I felt."
— Charles Bukowski, Let it Enfold You (via heavydrug)
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"Someday, we’ll run into each other again, I know it.
Maybe I’ll be older and smarter and just plain better. If that happens,
that’s when I’ll deserve you. But now, at this moment, you can’t hook
your boat to mine, because I’m liable to sink us both."
— Gabrielle Zevin, Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (via fabulousbitch69)
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"I wrote a poem about it, and then threw it away, because that’s the last thing I need right now: More words dedicated to people who will never dedicate a single thing to me."
— Thought Catalog (via swimmingpoolforants)
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"She said one thing and I said another and the next thing I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life in the middle of that conversation."
— Hank Moody (via thatkindofwoman)
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"Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers."
— Veronica A. Shoffstall (via orchidroots)
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"A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity."
— Robert A. Heinlein (via madeineightyeight)
"I avoid people who I actually like. I suppose that’s a phobia but also a habit."
— Morrissey (via bmcay)