“Where the myth fails, human love begins. Then we love a human being, not our dream, a human being with flaws.” - Anaïs Nin, November 1941.
“I don’t know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.”
(Quote via John Green; Image via cliffedgeoftheworld)
Actress Jessica Chastain talks about why TWLOHA matters to her.
“Please, be proud of the pieces that make you, you. Embrace the oddities and hold onto them with everything you have. These strange little quirks belong to us, and only us, and they are all absolutely vital in creating the bigger picture that is who we are. Be proud of yourself, because if you are, it never matters who else is. Because when you are, the inevitability of other people believing in you and being proud too, is such an amazing bonus to the strength you already possess.”
(via Tyler Knott)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“But perhaps more important than both those facts, is that the universe is in us. When I reflect on that fact, I look up. Many people feel small, ‘cause they’re small and the universe is big; but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars.” - Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
(edit: Max Schlickenmeyer)
- Jamie Tworkowski, “We’ll See You Tomorrow.”
According to the International Business Times, “some 120 volunteers spent seven hours” placing begonias on the square as a tribute to Turkish immigrants who began traveling to Brussels 50 years ago.
What a wonderful way to honor the beauty of community.
Hannan Brencher, “Connectedness and Community"