Call a boy a gentleman and watch his shoulders straighten. Call a girl a lady and watch her spirit turn graceful. Humanity was brought into existence by God speaking words into the void of the universe. We tend to become what we are called.
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The Medicine of Hope (via octobermoe)

I can’t stress enough how true this is! Words change EVERYTHING!

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And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can’t ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young.
- Douglas Coupland, Life After God (via forever-and-alwayss)

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There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve.
- William S. Burroughs (via observando)
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