Much of what we called “depression” was really dissatisfaction, a result of setting a bar impossibly high or expecting treasures we weren’t willing to work for.
Mitch Albom (via observando)

I want to live here, surrounded by books and comfy nooks, with a big lazy dog to cuddle with, and a little amateur garden to potter around.
Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.
Unknown (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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But the pleasant thing is to wake early, throw open the window, and lie reading in bed.
Edward Fitzgerald, from a letter to W. F. Pollock, May 3, 1840 (via sincerely-elenaa)

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I’m a quiet person. I spend time observing, not speaking.
Norman Reedus (via lunardemons)

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