"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something."
Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun (via thatkindofwoman)

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"Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you."
Mary Lou Retton (via scelested)

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"I learned something important that night. You shouldn’t try to stop everything from happening. Sometimes you’re supposed to feel awkward. Sometimes you’re supposed to be vulnerable in front of people. Sometimes it’s necessary because it’s all a part of you getting to the next part of yourself, the next day."
Cecilia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow (via thingsshedreams)

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