“So you’re made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?”
―Neil deGrasse Tyson
These photos are on the shortlist for Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014, a competition and exhibition run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The winning images will be posted here on September 18.
If you want to be happy, be.
|—||Leo Tolstoy (via larmoyante)|
this is me 50 years from now
Making someone feel amazing and loved is the most terrifyingly beautiful feeling you could ever be blessed to give. Because just as much as you make them feel alive, you may determine whether or not they live.
Not everyone can feel things as deeply as you. Most people, their feelings are … bland, tasteless. They’ll never understand what it’s like to read a poem and feel almost like they’re flying, or to see a bleeding fish and feel grief that shatters their heart…
|—||Garey, Juliann. Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See. (via wordsnquotes)|