I want us to make each other better.
- someone you should probably hold on to (via braided-funk
This is my perfect fucking life.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
- Elinor Glyn
I was twenty-one at the time, about to turn twenty-two. No prospect of graduating soon, and yet no reason to quit school. Caught in the most curiously depressing circumstances. For months I’d been stuck, unable to take one step in any new direction. The world kept moving on; I alone was at a standstill. In the autumn, everything took a desolate cast, the colors swiftly fading before my eyes. The sunlight, the smell of the grass, the faintest patter of rain, everything got on my nerves. How many times did I dream of catching a train at night?
- Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase
I don’t think people love me. They love versions of me I have spun for them, versions of me they have construed in their minds. The easy versions of me, the easy parts of me to love.
- (via morningsuns
(Source: wordsthat-speak, via pirriscloset)
He doesn’t have to say it, i feel it too; it’s not subtle - like every bell for miles and miles is ringing at once, loud and clanging, hungry ones and tiny, happy, chiming ones, all of them sounding off in this moment. I put my hands around his neck, pull him to me, and then he’s kissing me hard and so deep, and i am flying, sailing, soaring…
- Jandy Nelson, The Sky is Everywhere