You are who you believe yourself to be. If you believe, with all your heart and soul, that you are wise and powerful and capable of changing the world, you will fulfill your own prophecy. If you believe you are helpless and without purpose, you will, again, fulfill your own prophecy.
Home. The word circled comfortably in my mouth like bubble gum, swished around sweetly soft and satisfying. Home. Try saying it aloud to yourself. Home. Isn’t it like taking a bite of something lovely? If only we could eat words.
Source: Beginner's Luke: Book I of the Beginner's Luke Series, Pages: 93
That's the day I realized that there was this entire life behind things, and this incredibly benevolent force that wanted me to know there was no reason to be afraid. Ever. Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it... and my heart is going to cave in.
Source: "American Beauty" Film written by Alan Ball