"The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And along the way, lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you."
— Neil deGrasse Tyson, during his Reddit AMA (March 01, 2012)
(Source: crookedindifference, via loveyourchaos)
"And I can’t be running back and forth forever between grief and high delight."
— J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via morningfaerie)
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