My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I am not a product of my circumstance. I am a product of my decisions.
- Stephen Covey
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the earth revolves.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Be a voice, not an echo.
- Albert Einstein
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be.
I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Don't use the phone. People are never ready to answer it. Use poetry.
I find colour optimistic and enthusiastic, and I adore it.
~ Kate Spade
As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life - and travel - leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks - on your body or on your heart - are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.