The best way to measure how much you’ve grown isn’t by inches or the number of laps you can now run around the track, or even your grade point average— though those things are important, to be sure. It’s what you’ve done with your time, how you’ve chosen to spend your days, and whom you’ve touched this year. That, to me, is the greatest measure of success.
|—||R.J. Palacio, Wonder (via hellyeahitsrandom)|
Do you hear me crying?
I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.
|—||Orhan Pamuk, The New Life (via observando)|
So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.
|—||Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (via wordsnquotes)|
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