Your eyes show the strength of your soul.– Paulo Coelho (via khalishh)
When I was a girl, my life was music that was always getting louder. Everything...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via imfantasyparade)
What would happen if you did just shut a door and stop speaking? Hour after hour...– Ali Smith, There but for the (via helplesslyamazed)
It all sounds so morbid but, I don’t know, it feels so nice knowing that you...– Ryan O’Connell, This Is What You Get For Falling In Love (via hibamanzoor)
Too much consistency is as bad for the mind as it is for the body. Consistency...– Aldous Huxley (via idterab)
Some people are uncomfortable with silences. Not me. I’ve never cared much for...– Miranda July (via fateama)
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one who...– Mark Twain (via creatingaquietmind)
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -...– Stephen R Covey (via kari-shma)
“I’m in love with you,” he said quietly. “Augustus,” I said. “I am,” he...– The Fault in Our Stars, John Green (via agirlwithsmalldreams)
whattheheckskies: May Allah forgive me for what you do not know, and make me better than you imagine.
Maybe I’m a little sad. Sometimes, it’s too hard to smile. Sometimes, there’s...– Anonymous (via hibamanzoor)
When I say the word you, I mean a hundred universes.– Rumi (via hibamanzoor)
Sometimes only pain can obliterate pain.– Alma Katsu, The Reckoning (via hibamanzoor)
I don’t trust anyone who hasn’t been self-destructive in some way. And who...– Johnny Depp (via idterab)
..it was love at first sight. You know, the kind you read about, but that never...– Size 12 is not Fat, Meg Cabot
..No, you can’t know what it’s like to feel that all your happiness...– Size 12 is not Fat, Meg Cabot
My desi father prepares for Ramadan
Me: Everyone on the internet has these stupid fights about the pronunciation. Is it Ramadan or Ramzan?
Dad: I do not know and I do not care. I am a Muslim and my job is to fast. Not to argue about pronunciation. I do not have masters degree in language, okay? I am already a busy man. I have stupid kids to look after.
Me: I never said anything to you, man. Relax.
Dad: It is a test of my nafs to have a donkey like you.
Dad: For me, my whole year is like Ramadan. Test of self control.
Me: You're angry because you can't smoke during the day this month.
Dad: Shut your mouth.
I envy those with the ability to resist being consumed by love. It must make...– (via shahzadibasma)
I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won’t tell them that...– The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky (via agirlwithsmalldreams)
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of...– Winston Churchill (via princemonty)
Make the most of yourself for that is all there is of you.– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via imfantasyparade)
He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful...– Jonathan Safran Foer (via kari-shma)
We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them...– Brandi Snyder (via hibamanzoor)
thepathofabeliever: A person can only have as much control over you as you give them.
What is your favorite word?” “And. It is so hopeful.– An interview with Margaret Atwood (via absarshah)
When I was a girl, my life was music that was always getting louder. Everything...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via khalishh)
safarnamah: Do you ever fear that your love for one person has drained your capacity to love anyone to the extent that you won’t ever be able to love someone again?
You swallowed everything, like distance. Like the sea, like time. In you...– Pablo Neruda, A Song of Despair (via hibamanzoor)
When we don’t know who to hate, we hate ourselves.– Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (via honeyforthehomeless)