“I feel too much. That’s what’s going on.’ ‘Do you think one can feel too much? Or just feel in the wrong ways?’ ‘My insides don’t match up with my outsides.’ ‘Do anyone’s insides and outsides match up?’ ‘I don’t know. I’m only me.’ ‘Maybe that’s what a person’s personality is: the...
Lull me to sleep, Graham.
“They say that people who live next to waterfalls don’t hear the water. It was terrible at first. We couldn’t stand to be in the house for more than a few hours at a time. The first two weeks were filled with nights of intermittent sleep and quarreling for the sake of being heard over the water. We fought so much just to remind ourselves that we were in love, and not in hate. But...
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of...– Atticus Finch (via musingsinfemininity)
prettystuff: “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with.” Michelle Obama
“She wanted to tell him so much, on the tarmac, the day he left. The world is run by brutal men and the surest proof is their armies. If they ask you to stand still, you should dance. If they ask you to burn the flag, wave it. If they ask you to murder, re-create. “ -Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin
“At some point in your adult life, you’ve probably walked into a party and felt...– Kate Harding and Marianne Kirby If I was Oprah I would buy 10 billion copies of this book (Screw Inner Beauty/Lessons from the Fatosphere) and distribute them everywhere. (via definatalie)
“I walked into a bakery seven years later and there he was. He had dogs at his feet and a bird in a cage beside him. The seven years were not seven years. They were not seven hundred years. Their length could not be measured in years, just as an ocean could not explain the distance we had traveled, just as the dead can never be counted.” - Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and...
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