"You never get to the point where you think “I am the adult”, but you do get to the point where you think “I’ve dealt with this before.” The older you get, the higher and higher the percentage is of things you’ve already been through. Have you ever changed a tire? Had a flat tire? Someday, you might, and the next time it happens, you’ll know what to do, since you’ve already done it."
- My dad. I’m 24, and asked if you ever shake the feeling of not being an adult, and this was his response. Probably the most comforting thing he could have said. (via pumpkincupcakes)
(Source: uberwekkness, via emilianadarling)
"Loving of any kind should not feel like a ball and chain."
- Jada Pinkett Smith (via ahorton92)
"I want to get more comfortable being uncomfortable. I want to get more confident being uncertain. I don’t want to shrink back just because something isn’t easy. I want to push back, and make more room in the area between I can’t and I can."
- Kristin Armstrong (via modernhepburn)
(Source: wordsthat-speak, via lajoiedespetiteschoses)
"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey (via eirenics)
"Are you going to let your struggles define you, or refine you?"
Heard on radio, Klove station (via leendlr)