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Because people hurt each other. That’s what people do.
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via dulcetdecember)

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She did not need much, wanted very little. A kind word, sincerity, fresh air, clean water, a garden, kisses, books to read, sheltering arms, a cosy bed, and to love and be loved in return.
[Starra Neely Blade] (via everelle)

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Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. Time takes it all, time bears it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.
Stephen King (via faeriefury)

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“This is not my life. These are not my cobwebs. This is not the darkness I was designed for.”



-Colum McCann

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He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine.
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte (via alighthouseofwords)

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‘Everything that comes together falls apart.’
John Greene, Looking for Alaska (via summerseeker)

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I will love you with no regard to the actions of our enemies or the jealousies of actors. I will love you with no regard to the outrage of certain parents or the boredom of certain friends. I will love you no matter what is served in the world’s cafeterias or what game is played at each and…

You have made a place in my heart where I thought there was no room for anything else. You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones.
Robert Jordan, The Shadow Rising (via floreses)

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I fell in love with the world in you.
Noah and the Whale (via floreses)

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She was truly a beautiful girl. I could feel a small polished stone sinking through the darkest waters of my heart. All those deep convoluted channels and passageways, and yet she managed to toss her pebble right down to the bottom of it all.
Haruki Murakami (via pavorst)
Do it from the heart or not at all.
Jeanette Winterson, The Passion (via pavorst)