"He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee."
"Don’t run away from things that are unpleasant in order to embrace things that are pleasant. Put your hands in the Earth. Face the difficulties and grow new happiness."
Thich Nhat Hanh - The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching (via tokingthehighroad)
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage."
Anaïs Nin (via kari-shma)