— Friedrich Nietzsche, Selected Letters (via avvfvl)
— Haruki Murakami, After Dark (via wordsnquotes)
I refuse to love you
merely by nighttime,
when loneliness rears
its glistening head.
I will love you through
the scorching heat, the
and the wrathful storms.
Anyone can adore you
to the moon and back.
Love is when you are
adored despite anything
the sky chooses to reveal.
My grandfather was the only family member of mine to
teach me how to speak without an apology jumping off of my skin
and landing right into the conversation.
He used to say, “You are not less
for being something they don’t understand.”
on me and since then all hands
have claws. All hands are red.
Yesterday someone held the
door open for me for no reason
and I ran all the way home;
there’s no such thing as being
too careful anymore. Once,
someone put their hands on
me and I forgot what
— Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain (via wordsnquotes)
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack, a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in."
— 'Anthem' - Leonard Cohen (via tahera-douglas)
— Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black (via thebabewiththepowerofvoodoo)
Learn to lose in order to recover
And remember that nothing stays the same for long
Not even pain…
Sit it out.
Let it all pass.
Let it go."
— May Sarton (via quotecollectionproject)