Things are sweeter when they’re lost. I know—because once I wanted something and...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Beautiful and Damned” (via iskryoo) too relevant (via evollbre)
If there is such a thing as marriage, it takes place long before the ceremony;...– Simon Van Booy (via anatomyalice)
After a windy, snowy, and cold night, my cheeks are frost bitten but I have never felt so warm. Feeling so grateful for the people in my life.
Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.– Josephine Hart (via suzywire)
Now that was a perfect evening.
Unless it’s mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it’s a waste of your time....– Dream for an Insomniac (via talisman)
Love is distinct from desire… Because its aim is not satisfaction, but being.– Jacques Lacan, Seminar I, trans. John Forrester (via proustitute)
Pay no attention to what they say, only what they do. Because actions speak louder than words. (And we all know a picture’s worth a thousand.) I learned the hard way that they all say things you want to hear. Every asshole in the world says he loves somebody. It means nothing… What you feel only matters to you. It’s what you do to the people you say you love, that’s what matters. It’s the only...
By the time you swear you’re his, Shivering and sighing, And he vows his...– Dorothy Parker (via quote-book)
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live...– JAMES BALDWIN (via safari-black)
No wonder some women are unconsciously passive aggressive when expressing anger,...– Yashar Ali (via twitchylittlenoses)
Well, you never knew exactly how much space you occupied in people’s lives.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via davenelson)
[I] immediately got a head-rush. This sometimes happens when I’m faced with...– Miranda July, It Chooses You (via leopoldgursky)
How I feel is that if I wanted anything I’d take it. That’s what I’ve always...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned (via bookmania)
And love? Well, if sex is sweet and death is bitter, love is both. Love will...– Oz, #102 Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise (via jiatherockstar)
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh nor more; Men were deceivers ever; One foot in...– Sigh No More, Ladies… (From “Much Ado about Nothing”) - William Shakespeare
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So I sent an email to 7 of my friends, including Sarah, and I said, ‘Does anyone...– John Green, on how he asked out his wife for the first time. (via drapetomania)
[Your breath moved tenderly over my face.] And, spread across solemn distances,...– Rainer Maria Rilke, from “The Vast Night”, trans. Stephen Mitchell (via the-final-sentence)
Whatever happens with us, your body will haunt mine—tender, delicate your...– Adrienne Rich (via fernsandmoss)
I couldn’t have spoken like this yesterday, because when we’ve been apart, and...– Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence (via bookmania)
The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come...– Victor Hugo (via suzywire)