“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
― Maya Angelou
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”
― Bernard Baruch
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
― Leo Tolstoy
“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. “
“This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
― Hamlet, William Shakespeare
My mom said these are just growing pains.
But, I never want to stop growing. Does that mean I’ll always be in pain?
“He lost himself in a maze of thoughts that were rendered vague by his lack of words to express them.”
―Lord of the Flies ,William Golding