Roses and thorns are parts of the same plant. Somehow though, some people are concerned mainly about the roses. The rose is not on the plant for more than a week, but the thorns are there forever.
Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns.” -Grigoris Deoudis
—Submitted by: always-and-forever-mine, Erica (via quote-book)
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
—Robert Louis Stevenson (via quote-book)
When I feel confused or depressed, I remember back to junior high and I silently repeat, “This, too, shall pass.” Because I know that life is a journey I must accept and that pain and confusion are temporary. I know that if I follow my heart, it will lead me where I belong.
What do you do when the one person who can make you feel better is the one person who won’t talk to you?
Even though things are so different now, just please promise me that you won’t forget our laughs, our jokes, our smiles, our conversations, our plans, our tears, our…
“Mountain goat kids, Mount Evans, Colorado” by Tin Man Lee
The Perks of being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky