“But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a lifetime, and if we let them go, we regret it for the rest of our lives.”—
African-American Proverb. Translated to: “Black people get old, but we don’t look old.” A means of saying black people always look younger than what age they really are because our faces do not sag, loose shape, or wrinkle up, contrary to our age counterparts.
“Lowkey,”—1. A general introduction to an unpopular/unshared opinion, or that which one is reluctant to admit. "Lowkey Reese’s cups are the best candy on Earth." 2. Sly admittance. "Lowkey, I think you’re the one for me." African American Proverb (via blackproverbs)
“How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others”—