'All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.'
— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven  (via gebeine)


whoa there buddy do you need a tissue


'Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it.'
— what i strive for (via fluerly)