If you want to succeed in your life, remember this phrase. The past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today, or a moment ago, or for the last six months; the last 16 years, or the last fifty years of life doesn’t mean anything…all that matters is what are you going to do, right now.
“I’ve got an uncle and a cousin in Boston…..I never see them. My dad and my uncle don’t get along. Some old rivalry.”
The Blood of Olympus
As soon as I read this line I just KNEW and now my theory is getting more real
"I told you, months ago, that the Whomping Willow was planted the year I came to Hogwarts. The truth is that it was planted because I came to Hogwarts." — Remus J. Lupin
His feelings for me change as often as the weather, but for him I wouldn’t mind standing in the pouring rain all day.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old. Tell them and show them how much you love them before it’s too late.
The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person—without possessing the other, without becoming dependent on the other, without reducing the other to a thing, and without becoming addicted to the other. They allow the other absolute freedom, because they know that if the other leaves, they will be as happy as they are now. Their happiness cannot be taken by the other, because it is not given by the other.
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