"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
- Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles” (via kushandwizdom)
"A person’s a person, no matter how small."
- Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who! (via kushandwizdom)
it is extremely rare to find, among the billions of people on this planet, genuine, unconditional friends with whom you can totally be yourself and who will intuitively understand your thoughts and feelings without need for words.
i wonder how many people i’m in the “i’d be down if you asked” zone with
"What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain."
- Maya Angelou, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now (via kushandwizdom)
"I must have flowers, always, and always."
- Claude Monet (via lizziecarrington)
(Source: morigrrl, via trash-to-fash)
"And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."
- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (via kushandwizdom)