I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means, what I want, and what I fear.
Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us.
No one can figure out your worth but you.
There is no disappointment we endure one-half so great as what we are to ourselves.
He who knows himself best esteems himself least.
Thales was asked what was most difficult to man; he answered: "To know one's self."
Oh, wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion.
If you're not comfortable enough with yourself or with your own truth when entering a relationship, then you're not ready for that relationship.
Love is a combination of care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.
The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
You read and write and sing and experience, thinking that one day these things will build the character you admire to live as. You love and lose and bleed best you can, to the extreme, hoping that one day the world will read you like the poem you want to be.
To know a species, look at its fears. To know yourself, look at your fears. Fear in itself is not important, but fear stands there and points you in the direction of things that are important. Don't be afraid of your fears, they're not there to scare you; they're there to let you know that something is worth it.
Learning To believe you are magnificent. And gradually to discover that you are not magnificent. Enough labor for one human life.
A lot of the conflict you have in your life exists simply because you're not living in alignment; you're not be being true to yourself.
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
I don't fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way.
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability.
Wisest is she who knows she does not know.
The only part of you that hurts when you're given the truth is the part that lives on lies.