"People are just as wonderful as sunsets if I can let them be…when I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner”. I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds."
— Carl Rogers  (via

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"Love is what carries you, for it always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery."
— Wendell Berry, Hannah Coulter (via

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"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man."

Benjamin Franklin

Or woman

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"The notion of some infinitely gentle
Infinitely suffering thing.”

Watching a Game , John Gutmann, 1935
"And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long."
— Sylvia Plath (via

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"Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers."
— Veronica A. Shoffstall (via

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