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"Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand" - Hayley Williams  (via justina-karma)

(Source: psych-quotes)

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― Beginners (2010)"You can stay in the same place and still find ways to leave people."
"Have you ever noticed the peculiar tendency you have to let praise pass through you, but to feel crushed by criticism? A thousand positive remarks can slip by unnoticed, but one “you suck” can linger in your head for days. One hypothesis as to why this and the backfire effect happen is that you spend much more time considering information you disagree with than you do information you accept. Information that lines up with what you already believe passes through the mind like a vapor, but when you come across something that threatens your beliefs, something that conflicts with your preconceived notions of how the world works, you seize up and take notice." - The Backfire Effect: The Psychology of Why We Have a Hard Time Changing Our Minds | Brain Pickings (via sociolab)

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"'You look nice, where are you going?' Is probably one of the most annoying questions in the world. Why do we have to have a reason to dress up, or be glamorous? I hate it when people ask me why. I mean… Why not?" - Dita Von Teese

Exactly (via michelleamour)

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"Love the people that wanna see you be successful and help you expecting nothing in return. That’s priceless. Those are real friends." - Mark Patterson, @Expherience (via kushandwizdom)

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"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." - Ayn Rand)

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"Pain is something to master, not to wallow in." - Anaïs Nin, Henry and June  (via ohhhkat)

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“You don’t know about real loss, ‘cause it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself. And I doubt you’ve ever dared to love anybody that much. And look at you, I don’t see an intelligent, confident man…I see a cocky, scared shitless kid”
Good Will Hunting (1997)Gus Van Sant
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