"…I tell myself it does not matter what one reads—favorite authors, particular themes—as long as we read something. It is not even important to own the books."
- Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand (via observando)
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."
- Oscar Wilde (via kushandwizdom)

(via embrace-your-earth)

"Growth is painful. Change is painful.But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong."
- Mandy Hale (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"I like messy people; people who don’t fit in a box or stay between the lines, but whose integrity is greater than any rule book and whose loyalty is stronger than blood."
- Jim Wern  (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: jimwern, via you-are-the-universe)

"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 avvfvl) wow

(Source: wordsthat-speak, via zenthou)