"Their intelligence. Elephants understand that ivory is the reason they’re being killed. There are very, very few big bulls with big ivory left in the world, and the two or three still in Tsavo have become nocturnal. I’ve seen a bull with big tusks by the road turn his back, trying to hide the ivory."
What’s the biggest misconception people have about elephants?
Daphne Sheldrick, interview in TIME Magazine, June 4, 2012
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"This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it’s ready to come undone. You have to figure it’s going to be a long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time."
— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via theriverjordyn)
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"Notice the people who are happy for your happiness, and sad for your sadness. They’re the ones who deserve special places in your heart."
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"I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel alone."
— Robin Williams (via illluminera)
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