Walk

“Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being…I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one can not walk away from it.”
– Soren Kierkegaard

You who are passing by

“You who are passing by, I beg you, do something. Learn a dance step, something to justify your existence, something that gives you the right to be dressed in your skin in your body hair. Learn to walk and to laugh, because it would be too senseless after all, for so many to have died while you to live, doing nothing for your life.”
– Auschwitz survivor Charlotte Delbo

Try

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.”
– Robbin Williams

Parents

“I’ve always believed that your parents want the best for you, but at the same time, they don’t always know what that is. As much heartache as it may cause, it’s about standing up for your beliefs, who you are and what you want in life, instead of just being what they would like you to be. They will, in time see that you are your own person, that you have and always will honestly and wholeheartedly take in consideration the advice they give; but ultimately make your own path In life. When they see this, and it will take time, they will not only be proud of who you have become (a strong, independent individual), but you will also have grown to be someone you are proud of, incorporating some of your parents greatest strengths and teachings along with your very own and where your heart lies.”

– Jason Li

 

Feature image – Graduation Day. The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Taken on the 9th of May 2017