The past can hold a weak man down like an anchor. It takes a strong man to remember the past, but forgive. Forgive and forget. Taking the first step forward is difficult. But take it. Save a backward glance for the times when you’re uncertain, just to make sure your past is where it belongs.
— Scott Hildreth, For the Ones We Love (via quotes-shape-us)
What goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnected for words to do more than barely sketch the outlines of at most one tiny little part of it at any given instant.
— David Foster Wallace, Oblivion (via quotes-shape-us)
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
— Albert Camus (via glamour)