"Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts."
- Edgar Allan Poe (via more-or-less-human)
"You are who you are and that is the most beautiful thing."
- Alex Gaskarth (via thissicknessisthecure)
(Source: danielerrkidd, via forgivemy-wrongs)
"Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us."
- Pride and Prejudice,Jane Austen (via mysticwave)
"But still sometimes, when the wind is warm or the crickets sing… I dream of a love that even time will lie down and be still for. I just want someone to love me. I want to be seen."
- Practical Magic (via memorieswerenot)
"The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first."
- Jim Morrison (via atomos)
"I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person."
- Audrey Hepburn (via everythingavenue)
"You say that you love rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains. You say that you love the sun, but you find a shadow spot when the sun shines. You say that you love the wind, but you close your windows when wind blows. This is why I am afraid, you say that you love me too."
- William Shakespeare (via cmcguireee)
"You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here."
- Advice to Sylvia Plath, from her mother. (via rosings)
"And I asked myself about the present:
How wide it was, how deep it was, how
much was mine to keep."
- Kurt Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse-Five)
"I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center."
- Kurt Vonnegut (via kari-shma)
(Source: kari-shma, via quote-book)