50 years ago today Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech to a crowd of thousands gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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"What are you going to do with your life?” In one way or another it seemed that people had been asking her this forever; teachers, her parents, friends at three in the morning, but the question had never seemed this pressing and still she was no nearer an answer… “Live each day as if it’s your last’, that was the conventional advice, but really, who had the energy for that? What if it rained or you felt a bit glandy? It just wasn’t practical. Better by far to be good and courageous and bold and to make difference. Not change the world exactly, but the bit around you. Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well. Experience new things. Love and be loved, if you ever get the chance."

— David Nicholls, One Day (via wander-ramble)

"You’re gorgeous, you old hag, and if I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence."

One Day, David Nicholls.                     (via disconnectedideas)

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