"When I was young, I used to have this thing where I wanted to see everything. I used to think, ‘How can I die without seeing every inch of this world?’"
"Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes."
Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
"This is an apology letter to the both of us for how long it took me to let things go."
"It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime…"
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
"The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences"
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great."
"Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary."
"It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless."
"The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can."
"it is only once in a while that you see someone whose electricity and presence matches yours at that moment"