You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable.

Steve Maraboli (via observando)

Most people think, when they’re young, that they’re going to the top of their chosen world, and that the climb up is only a formality. Without that faith, I suppose, they might never start. Somewhere on the way they lift their eyes to the summit and know they aren’t going to reach it; and happiness then is looking down and enjoying the view they’ve got, not envying the one they haven’t.

Dick Francis, Reflex (via observando)

For who would dare to assert that eternal happiness can compensate for a single moment’s human suffering

Albert Camus, The Plague (via observando)