To be a man is to be responsible: to be ashamed of miseries you did not cause; to be proud of your comrades’ victories; to be aware, when setting one stone, that you are building a world.
- Antoine de Saint–Exupéry (via deforest
(Source: itsquoted, via deforest)
The more one hesitates before the door, the more estranged one becomes.
Franz Kafka, Homecoming
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