"To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect."
— Criss Jami, Venus in Arms (via quotes-shape-us)
"You think ‘Okay, I get it, I’m prepared for the worst’, but you hold out that small hope, see, and that’s what fucks you up. That’s what kills you."
— Stephen King, “Joyland” (via anditslove)
"E adesso che hai visto come sono veramente riesci ancora a guardarmi?"
— 1984, George Orwell (via egocentricacomeigatti)
"Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (via misswallflower)
"Maybe growing up was really nothing more than growing away: from your old life, from your old self, from all those things that kept you tethered to your past."
— Jennifer E. Smith, This Is What Happy Looks Like (via sexten)
"Bisogna essere coraggiosi e anche un pò folli per aprire il cuore e donarlo a qualcuno."
— Charles Bukowski (via resteraidasolo)
"Quante volte per gli altri è vita
quello che per noi è un minuto."
— (via paolama)
"Rivedersi era come rinascere."
— Francesco Guccini (via egocentricacomeigatti)
"I observed that the hero had small rivers descending his face, and I wanted to put my hand on his face, to be architecture for him."
— Alex, Everything is Illuminated (via oiseaur0uge)