books-n-quotes: “There are some things in this world you rely on, like a sure bet. And when they let you down, shifting from where you’ve carefully placed them, it shakes your faith, right where you stand.” — Sarah Dessen, Someone Like You
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C.S. Lewis (via wordsnquotes)
My heart is so tired. Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (via wordsnquotes)
I’m not sure what I’ll do, but— well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The ice Palace (via wordsnquotes)
There is darkness inside all of us, though mine is more dangerous than most. Still, we all have it—that part of our soul that is irreparably damaged by the very trials and tribulations of life. We are what we are because of it, or perhaps in spite of it. Some use it as a shield […]
I am afraid. Not of life, or death, or nothingness, but of wasting it as if I had never been. Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon (via books-n-quotes)
She did not want to write; she did not want to talk…Words went on repeating themselves in her mind—words and sights. Virginia Woolf, The Years (via wordsnquotes)
Dummy Run Neither strangers nor friends But the love is still there– Older, less critical, resigned, Feeble but also unwavering, A cast iron anchor Patiently sitting at The bottom of the ocean. And as far away as we sail, And as much as time floats on, We remain tethered, still.