“Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. it’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”—Barack Obama (via myquotelibrary)
“Love isn’t safe. And whoever you love will hurt you. It’s part of the human experience. No one is perfect. People make mistakes. The secret is to focus on what they do right and decide what quirks you can live with.”—Kristin Billerbeck (A Billion Reasons Why)
THE DIRTY: According to TMZ, supermodel and Project Runway star Heidi Klum will file for divorce from her rock star husband Seal early next week. The cause? Irreconcilable differences. The pair have four kids, including a daughter from Heidi’s previous relationship that Seal adopted. This will come to a shock to many, as the pair always seem happy and renew their vows every year. SIDENOTE: Where’s Florida Evans’ punchbowl when you need it?!?!?!
“Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to the world when you are in sweats, who holds your hand in front of his friends, who thinks you’re just as pretty without makeup on. One who is constantly reminding you of how much he cares and how lucky his is to have you…. The one who turns to his friends and says, ‘that’s her.’”—(via myquotelibrary)
“If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply because you want them to.”—Oprah Winfrey (via myquotelibrary)
“If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living. When you can see that, you begin to meet people who are in the field of your bliss, and they open the doors to you….
THE DIRTY: Even in Utah, a 32 year-old woman learned that not everyone thinks that all Black folks look alike! 32 year-old, 8 month pregnant Leah Efay Davis Threw $600 worth of merchandise into her bag at a Utah JC Penney. When the police nabbed her, she told them that she was the character made…