It wasn’t that I couldn’t be broken—the world had proven me wrong on that—but rather that I could refuse to be a broken person.
The getting of wisdom is often a costly and painful process, but it is a process and you’ll live.
I don’t have the answers to life, but I have figured out this: your weakness is telling you something.
Fewer choices, more freedom. It’s ironic, but sometimes it’s true.
There’s something forged in us by all of these workouts, something we can’t quite explain.
Everyone has at least one unfulfilled dream.
Stop worrying about what other people think of you.
Because this is the thing to remember, to treasure, to carry with you like a small light in your pocket that you can pull out whenever the darkness rises and begins to obscure your path: you are beautiful. We all are beautiful.
What will it take? An unexpected lump? A sudden layoff from a job you hated but tolerated for the money? The lingering, heartbreaking, soul-busting illness of your child or a parent?
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