Are we fallen angels who didn’t want to believe that nothing is nothing and so were born to lose our loved ones and dear friends one by one and finally our own life, to see it proved?
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums (via quotes-shape-us)


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Don’t you get it? I chose you, over anyone else. I always fucking choose you.
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So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
William Shakespeare (via observando)

You have to be odd to be number one.

Dr. Seuss

This changed me

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I want to be the kind of story you have to tell everyone you know
Rudy Francisco
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Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find words for what we already know.
Alberto Manguel (via observando)


i wish there wasn’t a stigma about doing things alone. you can’t go out to eat alone, you can’t see a movie alone, basically anything fun, you’re looked down on for doing alone and it’s so stupid you shouldn’t need other people to validate your decisions

You don’t ask people with knives in their stomachs what would make them happy; happiness is no longer the point. It’s all about survival; it’s all about whether you pull the knife out and bleed to death or keep it in.
Nick Hornby (via psych-facts)

In my mind I am eloquent; I can climb intricate scaffolds of words to reach the highest cathedral ceilings and paint my thoughts. But when I open my mouth, everything collapses.
Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

Part of being human is that we can’t go back, we can only hope that if we come across that moment again we’ll do it the right way.
Jesse Lacey (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

As a writer, I’m more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened.
 Kazuo Ishiguro (via amandaonwriting)