"Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"
"I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, ‘Because of you I didn’t give up.’"
"I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?"
"Call me whatever you like; I am who I must be."
"I wish I’d partied a little less. People always say ‘be true to yourself.’ But that’s misleading, because there are two selves. There’s your short term self, and there’s your long term self. And if you’re only true to your short term self, your long term self slowly decays."
"My youngest flaunts her mind, and frightens away the suitors."
Louis Nicolas le Tonnerlier de Breteuil, on his daughter, the raddest person in history, Émilie du Châtelet. Emilie was a scientist in the 18th century who proved Newton’s ideas on velocity wrong. She also played a role in helping Einstein figure out E = mc2
(Source: intuitiveunderstanding, via mercurieux)
"When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own."
"There’s like a million different ways to say “I love you,”
“put your seat belt on,”
“watch your step,”
“get some rest,” …you’ve just got to listen."
"Confidence is being able to say ‘Fuck you, I’m the shit’ without opening your mouth, say it with your walk, with your smile, say it with your entire being."