I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people, to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole.

Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall (via moonbrains)

There’s no shame in being afraid. Hell, we’re all afraid. What you gotta do is figure out what you’re afraid of, because when you put a face on it you can beat it. Better yet, you can use it. Looking back on what I said all those years ago, all the hopes and dreams I had, I’ve come to the conclusion that if having things turn out the way you wanted them to is a measure of a successful life, then some would say I’m a failure.

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