"I looked and looked at her, and I knew, as clearly as I know that I will die, that I loved her more than anything I had ever seen or imagined on earth."
— Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (via larmoyante)
"My first love
was some insignificant boy
when it should have been
— Michelle K., First Love. (via shaymittchell)
"I’m lost. And it’s my own fault. It’s about time I figured out that I can’t ask people to keep me found."
— Anne Sexton, A Self-Portrait in Letters (via larmoyante)
"All the hardest, coldest people you meet were once as soft as water. And that’s the tragedy of living."
— Iain Thomas, from I Wrote This For You (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: psych-facts, via thatkindofwoman)
"Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow , for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something."
— Kurt Vonnegut (via munkstrap)
(Source: thecompleteillustrated, via dracodecorum)
"The hours between 12am and 6am
have a funny habit of making you feel
like you’re either on top of the world,
or under it."
— Beau Taplin (via brokenpromisesanddbrokenhearts)
(Source: afadthatlastsforever, via brokenpromisesanddbrokenhearts)