Whenever you are happy, the real source of happiness is within you. It bubbles up. It is just that you are looking for an external stimulus to make you happy.

Jaggi Vasudev (via thecalminside)

You don’t get to pick your family, but you can pick your teachers and you can pick your friends and you can pick the music you listen to and you can pick the books you read and you can pick the movies you see. You are, in fact, a mashup of what you choose to let into your life. You are the sum of your influences. The German writer Goethe said, “We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.”

Austin Kleon (via quotes-shape-us)

A connection between two people based not on sexuality, but something real. That’s how you make me feel. We formed a bond, and I could go on forever telling the world how together we’re two of a kind. Body, soul and mind

Binary Star (via evolutionofman)