“I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion—and where it isn’t, that’s where my work lies.”
“I like people who have a sense of individuality. I love expression and anything authentic and imperfect, because that’s natural and that’s real.”
“It does not matter if you are a rose or a lotus or a marigold.
What matters is that you are flowering”
“Food doesn’t taste better or worse when documented by Instagram. Laughter is as genuine over Skype as it would be sharing a sofa. Pay attention. Take in nature, hold someone’s hand, read a book. But don’t ever apologize for snapping a photo of a sunrise after a hike, or blogging about the excitement of having a crush, or updating your goodreads account. All of these things are good and should be celebrated. Smile at strangers on the sidewalk and like your friends’ selfies. It’s all good for the human spirit.”
“deep down in your cells. you know the truth. you are exquisite. and yes, you are that powerful. and it scares you.”