Aug 27 18:12 with 633,759 notes
Our notions about happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form.
―  Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)

Aug 27 18:04 with 3,423 notes
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.
― Buddha (via purplebuddhaproject)

Aug 25 20:47 with 951 notes


packs 2 hours before leaving for a trip

unpacks 3 months after coming home

Aug 25 20:43 with 291,425 notes
So fierce is the passion that burns within my heart, a raging forest fire, unstoppable and all consuming.
Michael Faudet (via michaelfaudet)

Aug 25 20:42 with 5,242 notes
I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
― Julia Ward Howe (via purplebuddhaproject)

Aug 24 20:33 with 447 notes
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