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Maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what you've learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated.

Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you're in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.

Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness, and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize our value and worth, but because we finally realize our own.

Any man can treat a lady right for one night, but it takes a real man to treat her right for the rest of her life.

True friends cry when you leave. Fake friends leave when you cry.

Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it's not. It's all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate.

I learned the hard way that I cannot always count on others to respect my feelings, even if I respect theirs. Being a good person doesn't guarantee that others will be good people. You only have control over yourself and how you choose to be as a person. As for others, you can only choose to accept them or walk away.

Young girls need to learn that sexiness isn't about being naked.

Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, your friends, or your job. But with you.

Sometimes the person you want most, is the person you're best without.

Sometimes you don't realize the weight of something you've been carrying until you feel the weight of its release.

Appreciate where you are in your journey, even if it's not where you want to be. Every season serves a purpose.

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.

You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. It doesn't matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, employer, childhood friend, or a new acquaintance — you don’t have to make room for people who cause you pain or make you feel small. It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and "continues" to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.

Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.

The only words that truly hurt are the ones that come from the people you most care about.

  • Lynsey Shanna

    People I have no respect for can say whatever they want...their opinion means nothing

An honest enemy is better than a false friend. When in doubt, pay more attention to what people do and less to what they say. Actions not only speak louder than words, they are more difficult to fake.

Some people are brought into your life to be mirrors, to show you behaviors & habits that need to change.

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on it's own wings. Always believe in yourself.