"Learn to love solitude, to be more alone with yourselves. The tragedy of today’s young people is that they try to unite on the basis of carrying out noisy and aggressive actions so as not to feel lonely, and this is a sad thing. The individual must learn from childhood to be on his own, for this doesn’t mean to be lonely: it means to not get bored with oneself, because a person who finds himself bored when he is alone, it seems to me, is a person in danger."
— Andrei Tarkovsky on being asked, ‘What would you like to tell young people? (via creatingaquietmind)
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"Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made, or by dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused."
— Alan Cohen (via psych-facts)
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"Travelling isn’t always about running away from things, sometimes it’s about running into what you truly want."
— (via h-auptgewinn)
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"There’s the story, then there’s the real story, then there’s the story of how the story came to be told. Then there’s what you leave out of the story. Which is part of the story too."
— Maddaddam, Margaret Atwood (via novelwisdom)
"Try to love yourself as much as you want someone else to."
— My English Teacher (via melwent)
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