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I officially deem this the theme song of my life. Though, I have conquered love it's the other parts of life that people try to break. Try me ;)


We must develop a thick skin. With an unshakeable sense of self and a commitment to being compassionate - nothing will faze you. - @mari_smith | Via @smexaminer

Jenny Saville. On one portrait I could use this technique to show the layers of family/identity in the layers of the materials over the time and technique.


Grow a thick skin (but keep the soft heart). All tests are temporary. The more you fight it, the longer it lasts. Embrace it, be grateful for the lessons & move on! Peace <3 Ivonne Teoh.


You don't need to compromise your kind heart to develop thick skin. Both will serve you in equal measure. ~Ann marie Houghtailing