"You have to protect yourself from sadness. Sadness is very close to hate. Let me tell you this. This is the thing I learned. If you take in somene else’s poison- thinking you can cure them by sharing it- you will instead store it within you."
Michael OndaatjeThe English Patient (via bookmania)
"For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you."
– Neil deGrasse Tyson (via fy-perspectives)

(via fy-perspectives)

"Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell."
– Joan Crawford (via observando)