— Roger Miller (via yogachocolatelove)
— George Eliot (via thepreppyyogini)
— Steve Maraboli (via thechanelmuse)
Even though he is privileged, he doesn’t remember the bad times when we were eating Hamburger Helper (boxed food) and peanut butter and jelly, he remembers all the good times. I don’t want to raise this privileged kid, who’s out of touch, so I made him sit out the first semester and he has to get a job. He called his grandmother, he was like, ‘It’s hard out here, it’s hard to find a job.’ So I was like, ‘Yeah, I need you to know that.
I need him to see how real it is out here. It builds character. I told him, ‘College is like an investment. I’m investing my money in your future, and if I feel like you’re a bad investment, I’m taking my money back.
— Taraji P. Henson (On why she made her son Marcel sit out his first semester of college, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)