Sometimes, the key to making progress is to recognize how to take that very first step. Then you start your journey. You hope for the best, and you stick with it. Day in, day out. Even if you’re tired, even if you want to walk away, you don’t. Because you are a pioneer.
→ Meredith Grey (Grey’s Anatomy: Man on the Moon)
I have been bent and broken, but — I hope — into a better shape.
→ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (via aestheticintrovert)
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
→ Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013 (via jamescook)