Understand that failure is not the opposite of success. Failure is an essential...– Steve Pavlina
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the...– 1 Peter 3:3-4
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the...– Pearl S. Buck
Remember that life develops what it demands - the toughest path creates the...– Dan Millman
When it comes to love, you need not fall but rather surrender, surrender to the...– Philosophy: Falling in Love
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as...– Martin Luther King Jr.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.– Jim Rohn
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via ventisette)
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake...– Peter McWilliams
Every relationship will end someday, whether by break-up or by the death of one...– Tom Stine
The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that...– J.K. Rowling
Growing up is never easy. You hold on to things that were. You wonder what’s to...– The Wonder Years
May the wind always be on your back and the sun upon your face and may the winds...– Johnny Depp (via quote-book)
Being precedes doing, that’s why we’re called human beings, not...
Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.– Winnie the Pooh (via littlemiss)
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the...– Buddha
“I don’t believe in any actual God that marks the fall of every bird in Australia or every bug in India, a God that records all of our sins in a big golden book and judges us when we die - I don’t want to believe in a God that would deliberately create bad people and then deliberately send them to roast in a hell He created —- but I believe there has to be something.”...
Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a...– Mother Teresa (via littlemiss)
A worldwide survey was conducted by the UN.
ventisette: chittybang: The only question asked was: “Would you please give your honest opinion about solutions to the food shortage in the rest of the world?“ The survey was a huge failure… In Africa they didn’t know what “food” meant. In Eastern Europe they didn’t know what “honest” meant. In Western Europe they didn’t know what “shortage” meant. In China they didn’t know what...
To Those Who Shun the Word "Feminist"
I’m tired of my generation running away from the word, “feminist.” Being a feminist does not mean being a “men-bashing, ugly, and violent” woman. You are a feminist if you believe in equal rights and oppportunities for men and women. Simple. No more no less. Here is the Afghan law that is sparking controversy: ...
A feminist is a woman who does not allow anyone to think in her place.– Michele Le Doeuff
Why not choose a less offensive word? “A natural response is to change the...– Paula Kamen
A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and...– Gloria Steinem
We are all benefiting from the great feminists who struggled and suffered and...– Cybil Shepherd
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the...– Margaret Mead
Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a...– Nancy Linn-Desmond
Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.– Cheris Kramarae and Paula Treichler
Never let the hand you hold, hold you down.– Anonymous
The world breaks us all. Afterward, some are stronger at the broken places.– Ernest Hemingway (via thresca)
Is your life safe? The word safe is both an adjective and a noun. As an...– Steve Pavlina Don’t let your fears stop you.
Vegetarian for Just One Day
If everyone went vegetarian just for one day, the U.S. would save: ● 100 billion gallons of water, enough to supply all the homes in New England for almost 4 months; ● 1.5 billion pounds of crops otherwise fed to livestock, enough to feed the state of New Mexico for more than a year; ● 70 million gallons of gas—enough to fuel all the cars of Canada and Mexico combined with plenty to...