“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” 
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Oye Diran

 

Daria Endresen

Daria Endresen

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“But can one actually see beauty with eyes blurred by the lack of almost everything a human being needs?” ― Paulo Lins, City of God (Cidade de Deus)

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“I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met. I want to go on living even after my death!”
Anne Frank

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“The restlessness and the longing, like the longing that is in the whistle of a faraway train. Except that the longing isn’t really in the whistle—it is in you.”
― Meindert DeJong

“I appreciate the beauty and balm of flowers but I have never enjoyed receiving them because then I have to watch them die, and worse…throw them away.” 

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ~ Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes

(heading home with clara by Paolo Raeli)