"I’m not where I need to be, but thank god I’m not where I used to be."
Unknown (via dissapolnted)
You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that? And I said,
Where can I put it down?
Anne Carson, excerpt from “The Glass Essay” (via middlenameconfused)
"Words are wind. They cannot hurt you. Let them wash over you."
Brienne of Tarth, GOT (via gebeine)
"One day I woke up
and we no longer spoke
the same language.
I haven’t heard from you since."
"Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every day is a fresh start. Each day is a new beginning. Every morning we wake up is the first day of the rest of our life."
"If a tree fell in the forest, and you were the only there to hear it, if its fall to the ground didn’t make a sound, would you panic in fear that you didn’t exist or would you bask in the bliss of your nothingness?"
Andrea Gibson (via abluelikejazz)
"Some books are so familiar that reading them is like returning home again."
Jo March, Little Women (via worldfallsdown)
"What protects you in this world from sadness and from the loss of an ability to do something? … Work and love."
- Alain de Botton: A snob is anybody who takes a small part of you and uses that to come to a complete vision of who you are.
- The dominant kind of snobbery that exists nowadays is job snobbery.You encounter it within minutes at a party,when you get asked that famous iconic question of the early 21st century, "What do you do?"And according to how you answer that question,people are either incredibly delighted to see you,or look at their watch and make their excuses.