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I love you. I don’t mean I love you like the way I love my coffee with two sugars or the way I love an extra 10 minutes of sleep or the way I love soup on a cold day. I love you in a way I’ve never loved anyone before. I love you in a way that consumes me.

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Things can turn out differently to how you imagined but still be incredible and fulfilling. Don’t let the idea of what you thought your life should be ruin the life you’re living.

"You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present." - John Green, Looking for Alaska

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"Growth is painful, change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong." - Mandy Hale

"You'll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living, breathing screaming invitation to believe better things."

People seem to think that embracing life means to jump off cliffs and kiss strangers. Maybe it's just slowly learning to love yourself.

I do not want to make a political statement with this. Just gave me goosebumps, so I had to share.

Never make fun of someone's passion because that's the thing that saves them from the world.

"Remember that you were art long before he came to admire you, and you'll continue to be art even when he's gone." - a masterpiece is still a masterpiece when the lights are off and the room is empty.