"I get way too sensitive when I get attached to someone. I can detect the slightest change in the tone of their voice, and suddenly I’m spending all day trying to figure out what I did wrong."
- Humans of New York - Amman, Jordan (via fearlessknightsandfairytales)
I remember this one. She was spot on.
"Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head."
- Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies (via feellng)
"When we think of the past it’s the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that."
- Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (via teenager90s)
"If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place."
- Nora Roberts (via awelltraveledwoman)