human relationships die quickly now. once they’re comfortable, the masks come off, the effort leaves, and soon we’re strangers again.

bejal (via x69o)

Instead of condemning people, let’s try to understand them. Let’s try to figure out why they do what they do. That’s a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism; and it breeds sympathy, tolerance and kindness. “To know all is to forgive all.

 Dale CarnegieHow to Win Friends & Influence People (via unmaiden)

i see you

1. when a black person has deducted the reasoning behind your scheme

2. when a black person rationalizes your reasoning. 

3. When a black person wants you to know that they’re impressed by your.. Style, job, car you drive, project you’re working on, etc, etc

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