Favourite Quotes

“i crave touch, yet i flinch every time someone is close enough.”
-anonymous

“when i love you,
i really fucking love you.
there are no in betweens.
i don’t know what grey is.
my love is black and white.”
-anonymous

“i love you more than words can show, i think about you more than you could ever know, until forever this will be true, because there is no one i would ever love the way i love you.”
-anonymous

“‘because what is more sad than a story that never got told?’ she asked.
he replied, ‘a story that didn’t end the way it was supposed to.’”
-anonymous

“you’re never going to be 100% ready and it’s never going to be just the right time, but that’s the point. it means that every moment is also the right moment. if you want it, you just have to do it.”
-anonymous

“things get better. you will go from standing in the shower thinking ‘god what if this is for the rest of my life’ to ‘god, i hope this is for the rest of my life.’”
-anonymous

“sometimes, i sit alone under the stars and think of the galaxies inside my heart, and truly wonder if anyone will ever want to make sense of all that i am.”
-anonymous

“if you’re happy with what you’re doing and it’s working for you, please don’t allow anyone else to tell you your path is wrong.”
-anonymous

“sometimes, you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.”
-anonymous

“be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.”
-anonymous

“someday you will look back and know exactly why it had to happen.”
-anonymous

“how can i breathe when you’re looking at me like that?“
-anonymous

“i’m not where i need to be, but thank god i’m not where i used to be.”
-anonymous

“i hate small talk. i wanna talk about death, aliens, sex, what life means and why we are here.”
-anonymous

“don’t let people treat you like a cigarette, they only use you when they’re bored and step on you when they’re done. be like drugs, let them die for you.”
-anonymous

“go for it. whether it ends good or bad, it was an experience.”
-anonymous

“if it is important enough to you, you will find a way. if it is not, you will find an excuse.”
-anonymous

“never trust a person that has let you down more than two times. once was a warning, twice was a lesson and anything more than that is simply taking an advantage.”
-anonymous

“i’d be his, if he asked.”
-anonymous

“your identity should be so secure that when someone walks away from you they don’t take you with them.”
-anonymous

“maybe, somehow, it was always meant to turn out the way it did. you’d mess me up and get away with it, and I’d spend months trying to recover. maybe that was the only way i’d ever learn how to take care of myself.”
-anonymous

“so she laid there, looking at his face, unable to breath for his presence blew her away and he didn’t need to say anything to let her know he loved her.”
-anonymous

“i really did love you more.”
-anonymous

“you lost her. and now she lights up the night-time sky for her new lover cause he recognized her as the moon. and you envy him. she could’ve been your moon, but you were too busy chasing the dimly lit stars.”
-anonymous

“the person who broke you can’t be the one to fix you. remember that.”
-anonymous

“you were the hardest lesson I ever had to learn.”
-anonymous

“someday someone won’t be afraid of how much you love. they won’t stay on the shore; they’ll meet you in the depths.”
-anonymous

“a year ago, everything was different.
i wouldn’t have pictured myself like this,
and now that i look back, i have realized that a year can do a lot to a person.”
-anonymous

“you are deserving of the most pure, whole, and authentic love. i hope you know that.”
-anonymous

“my heart swings back and forth between the need for routine and the urge to run.”
-anonymous

“my thoughts cannot move an inch without bumping into some piece of you.”
-anonymous

“you kiss me and it’s like holy fuck i want this forever.”
-anonymous

“if you can love the wrong one so much, just imagine how much you can love the right one.”
-anonymous

“a secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be, and then making the best of it.”
-anonymous

“two things prevent us from happiness; living in the past and observing others.”
-anonymous

“‘touch me back,’
you said, like a pirate talking to a masseuse.
‘right away, captain,’
i replied, forgetting that you couldn’t hear
that connection that i made in my head.”
-anonymous

“i’m so fucking sick of saying i’m sorry when i’m the one collapsed on the ground.”
-anonymous

“hickeys
–are little vampire footprints
telling me
he was here
and
here.”
-anonymous

“i said i wanted to die but honestly i just wanted to feel alright.”
-anonymous

“we almost made it.
i almost called you ‘mine,’
and you almost called me ‘yours.’
i think we almost loved each other.
but the only thing i was sure about is that almost
wasn’t good enough.”
-anonymous

“‘has he ever hurt you?’
‘not physically.’”
-anonymous

“maybe we’ll meet again, when we are slightly older and our minds less hectic, and i’ll be right for you and you’ll be right for me. but right now, i am chaos to your thoughts and you are poison to my heart.”
-anonymous

“your arms are my home, and oh god i am so fucking homesick.”
-anonymous

“i look at him, i just look at him for that was all i could do now because he didn’t want me anymore.”
-anonymous

“i remember when i was younger and i wanted to be beautiful; now i’m older and i want to be intelligent. i want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. i want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else.”
-anonymous

“one day i woke up
and we no longer spoke
the same language.
i haven’t heard from you since.”
-anonymous

“everyone has a 2am and a 2pm personality. i’m more interested in the monster you become at 2am rather than the human being you pretend to be at 2pm.”
-anonymous

“if they respect you, respect them. if they disrespect you, still respect them. do not allow the actions of others to decrease your good manners, because you represent yourself, not others.”
-anonymous

“the scariest part about letting someone in is that they could take one look inside of you and never come back.”
-anonymous

“if she doesn’t scare the hell out of you a little, she’s not the one.”
-anonymous

“and i understand. i understand why people hold hands: i’d always thought it was about possessiveness, saying ‘this is mine’. but it’s about maintaining contact. it is about speaking without words. it is about i want you with me and don’t go.”
-anonymous

“we will never be in love.”
-anonymous

“if you have to choose between me and someone else, pick them. i don’t want to spend the rest of my life with someone who is going to question if they made the right choice.”
-anonymous

“i am constantly torn between wanting to improve myself and wanting to destroy myself.”
-anonymous

“i promise that someday
i’ll buy you a place
where you can say ‘what a nice view’
and i’ll agree
while looking straight at you”
-anonymous

“i am happy to have met you
i am happy to have known you
but in the end, i am happier without you.”
-anonymous

“i like storms. they let me know that even the sky screams too.”
-anonymous

“i’m too insane to explain and you’re too normal to understand.”
-anonymous

“i wanted to be your first love just as much as i wanted to be your last, and that fucked me up more than anything.”
-anonymous

“we were. and then we weren’t.”
-anonymous

“just know that i love you. i love you with all of my fucked up, piece of shit heart.”
-anonymous

“i guess i loved him more than i loved myself and that’s where i fucked up.”
-anonymous

“two months ago you said my hair smelled like flowers and today i saw you step on a rose.”
-anonymous

“i decided on you, don’t you get that? i decided on you. i don’t want to go fucking other people and then walk around feeling thrilled and then sad, or empty, or whatever. i like the smell of your hair, and i like the sound of your voice, and i fucking decided on you.”
-anonymous

“i hate going to sleep with you on my mind and not in my bed.”
-anonymous

“addiction is tricky. for example: a man who quit smoking for 11 years spent 15 seconds in an elevator with a man smoking a cigarette. he gave in.
what i’m trying to say is i think i love you again.”
-anonymous

“i broke my own heart loving you.”
-anonymous

“don’t you dare tell me it’s cowardly to run away if i need to change my face my hair my clothes to escape if i need to erase all numbers from my phone surround myself with new friends surround myself with plants delete every image of you i’ve taken i’ll do it without so much as flinching i’ll do it and forget both our names don’t you dare”
-anonymous

“the saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.”
-anonymous

”i saw that you were perfect and so i loved you. then i saw that you were not perfect and i loved you even more.”
-anonymous

“i only want two things in this world.
i want you.
and i want us.”
-anonymous

“i’ve spent hours contemplating
the words to say to you
but no combination
of twenty six different letters
could ever accurately capture
even a sliver of what this feeling is.”
-anonymous

“i guess what they say is true
friends come and go
but i never thought
that would apply to you.”
-anonymous

“i want to call you and ask you
if you remember the first time we
kissed and how you sighed and smiled
and told me i tasted like coffee and
the entire galaxy
i want to ask you if you remember
the first night we spent together
and how we barely touched each
other but you pushed my hair out of
my eyes and told me you loved me
and suddenly we were the world
i want to ask you if you remember
the sound of my voice and that
time it rained so hard that our
tears washed away and you held
me so tightly i think we melted
into each other
i want to call you and ask you if
you still love me
but i can’t remember your phone
number”
-anonymous

“use your hands and my spare time, we’ve got one thing in common, it’s this tongue of mine.”
-the 1975, sex

“i may not have gone where i intended to go, but i think i have ended up where i needed to be.”
-douglas adams, the long dark tea-time of the soul

“i don’t want to be a sweetheart. i want to be the fucking love of your life.”
-chimamanda ngozi adichie, americanah

“when bad things happen, i know you want to believe they are a joke, but sometimes life is scary and dark. that is why we must find the light.”
-adventure time

“even though it had only been two weeks since i’d seen him last, it felt like months, and sometimes i found myself wondering if our brief time together had been real at all. yeah, it had been real. i had a heart that was cracked in two as a souvenir of just how real it all was.”
-monica alexander, buried castles

“do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences.”
-emery allen

“maybe i’m too busy being yours to fall for somebody new.”
-arctic monkeys, do i wanna know?

“close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. that’s who you really are, let go of any part of you that doesn’t believe it.”
-c. assaad

“would you like some coffee, would you please kiss me? here, these are my hands, this is my mouth, it is all yours.”
-azra.t

“i’m always soft for you, that’s the problem. you could come knocking on my door five years from now and i would open my arms wider and say ‘come here, it’s been too long, it felt like home with you.”
-azra.t, my heart is full of open windows

“sometimes i wish i was 29 with my life figured out and sometimes i wish i was 5 with my whole life ahead of me and not a care in the world.”
-reyna biddy

“no matter where i am, i am always loving you.”
-francesca lia block, girl goddess #9: nine stories

“self-love is a good thing but self-awareness is more important. you need to once in a while go ‘uh, i’m kind of an asshole.’”
louis c.k.

“i think i might always be in some kind of love with you.”
-f. cabanes

“once more into the fray,
into the last good fight i’ll ever know.
live and die on this day,
live and die on this day.”
-joe carnahan, the grey

“everything i’ve never done, i want to do with you.”
-william chapman

“if i could be anything i wanted; i would be the one that you love.”
-william chapman

“enjoy it. because it’s happening.”
-stephen chbosky, the perks of being a wallflower

“‘there is no pretending,’ jace said with absolute clarity. ‘i love you, and i will love you until i die, and if there’s a life after that, i’ll love you then.’”
-cassandra clare, city of glass

“fuck her for getting in that cab. fuck her for fucking with my mind. fuck her for not knowing what she wants. fuck her for dragging me into it. fuck her for being such a fantastic kisser. fuck her for ruining my favourite band. fuck her for barely saying a word to me before she left. fuck her for not waving. fuck her for getting my hopes up. fuck her for making my hopes useless. fuck her for taking off with my fucking jacket.
fuck me for always getting into situations like this. fuck me for caring. fuck me for not knowing the words that would’ve made her stay. fuck me for not knowing what i want. fuck me for wavering. fuck me for not kissing her back the right way. fuck me for getting my hopes up. fuck me for not having more realistic hopes. fuck me for giving her my fucking jacket.”
-rachel cohn, nick and norah’s infinite playlist

“and now we’re supposed to go back to our normal lives. that’s what people do. they have these amazing experiences with another person, and then they just go home and clean the bathroom or whatever.”
-susane colasanti, when it happens

“perhaps i held you too tightly.”
-connotativewords

“you shot me, lady.”
-sam cooke

“i was never capable of being… average…”
-salvador dalí, diary of a genius

“where exactly do you put your hands on somebody who hurts everywhere?”
-charles d’ambrosio, the dead fish museum: stories

“if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
-roald dahl, the twits

“remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”
-the dalai lama

”when someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million, empty words.”
-thema davis

”let me fuck you hard in the pouring rain
you like your girls insane.”
-lana del rey

“when you’re an introvert like me and you’ve been lonely for a while, and then you find someone who understands you, you become really attached to them. it’s a real release.”
-lana del rey

“i want you and you are not here.”
-carol ann duffy, miles away

”i think about you. but i don’t say it anymore.”
-marguerite duras, hiroshima, mon amour

“whatever happened to chivalry? does it only exist in 80’s movies? i want john cusack holding a boombox outside my window. i wanna ride off on a lawnmower with patrick dempsey. i want jake from sixteen candles waiting outside the church for me. i want judd nelson thrusting his fist into the air because he knows he got me. just once i want my life to be like an 80’s movie, preferably one with a really awesome musical number for no apparent reason. but no, no, john hughes did not direct my life.”
-easy a

”life is too short to sit around and wait for indifferent people to make up their minds about how they feel about you.”
-mike falzone

“i have never seen the ocean, she said, but i think about it often— whenever i cry.”
-michael faudet

“i want to know you moved and breathed in the same world with me.”
-f. scott fitzgerald, benediction

“the loneliest moment in someones life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”
-f. scott fitzgerald

“and in the end, we were all just humans… drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.”
-f. scott fitzgerald

“wouldn’t we be quite the pair?—you with your bad heart, me with my bad head. together, though, we might have something worthwhile.”
-zelda fitzgerald

”he felt warm and familiar. he felt solid and safe. i wanted to cling to his shirt, bury my face into the warm curve of his neck, and never let go.”
becca fitzpatrick, crescendo

“there were things i wanted to tell him. but i knew they would hurt him. so i buried them, and let them hurt me.”
-jonathan safran foer

“i looked at everyone and wondered where they came from, and who they missed, and what they were sorry for.”
-jonathan safran foer, extremely loud and incredibly close

“there are so many things that demand to be said. where did you go? do you ever think about me? you’ve ruined me. are you okay? but of course, i can’t say any of that.”
-gayle forman

“i swear that when our lips touch, i can taste the next 60 years of my life.”
-rudy francisco, love poem

”you stopped by my house the night you escaped
with tears in my eyes, i begged you to stay
you said, ‘hey man, i love you, but no fucking way’”
-the front bottoms

”make sure you kiss your knuckles before you punch me in the face.”
-the front bottoms

“how dare you say you miss me with your spit still on his tongue.”
-front porch step, drown

“remember that you were art long before he came to admire you, and you’ll continue to be art even when he’s gone.”
-charlotte geier

“our hearts beat so loud the neighbours think we’re fucking when i’m just trying to find the nerve to touch your face.”
-andrea gibson, pansies

“exist with me. we’d do so beautifully.”
-alaska gold

“i’m still in love with you. i tried not to be, but it didn’t work.”
-grey’s anatomy

“and like the sea, i’m constantly changing from calm to hell.”
-dallas green

“how will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?”
-john green, looking for alaska

“i wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. not fuck, like in those movies. not even have sex. just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. but i lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and i was gawky and she was gorgeous and i was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. so i walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, i was drizzle and she was hurricane.”
-john green, looking for alaska

“‘why are you wearing your fox hat?’ i asked.
‘because no one can catch the mother fucking fox.’”
-john green, looking for alaska

“in my dream, her head was on my shoulder as i lay on my back, only the corner of the carpet between us and the concrete floors. her arm was around my rib cage. we were just lying there, sleeping. god help me. the only teenaged guy in america who dreams of sleeping with girls, and just sleeping with them.”
-john green, paper towns

“i’m in love with you, and i’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. i’m in love with you, and i know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and i know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and i am in love with you.”
-john green, the fault in our stars

“what is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?”
-john green, an abundance of katherines

“here’s to all the places we went. and all the places we’ll go. and here’s to me, whispering again and again and again and again: iloveyou”
-john green, an abundance of katherines

“‘come here.’
‘i am here.’”
‘more here.’”
‘okay. there?’”
‘yes. better.’”
-john green, an abundance of katherines

”i don’t want to be
the other half of your soul.
i want to be the one
who reminds you
that you’re already whole.”
-g.s.

“i love the rain. i love how it softens the outlines of things. the world becomes softly blurred, and i feel like i melt right into it.”
-hanamoto hagumi, honey and clove

“i know everything and nothing about him all at the same time.”
-megan hart, broken

“life’s too short to drink crappy coffee and cry over boys who don’t care.”
-matt healy

“i wanted it so much. i don’t know why i wanted it so much.”
-ernest hemingway, cat in the rain

“that’s how you know you love someone, i guess, when you can’t experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too.”
-kaui hard hemmings

“because the world is so full of death and horror, i try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell.”
-hermann hesse, narcissus and goldmund

“being happy is a very personal thing — and it really has nothing to do with anyone else.”
-abraham hicks, getting into the vortex

“he is cruel and selfish, and i love him.”
-myra hindley

“i like you. how unlikely. i like you. how slow all of a sudden. how sweet.”
-hiroshima mon amour

“for you, a thousand times over.”
-khaled hosseini, the kite runner

“you will be shocked kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. that’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it.”
-how i met your mother

“all relationships are doomed. if you emotionally undress in front of someone, they will pour acid on your shivering skin and leave you to die.”
-howard, fresh meat

“know this:
you can start over, each
morning.”
-tyler joseph

“i think of you so often you have no idea.”
-james joyce

“he told me
he was afraid of
commitment
with thirteen
tattoos
on his body.”
-michelle k., commitment

“i never wish to be easily defined.”
-franz kafka

“it’s too easy, you see, to get trapped in the past. the past is very seductive. people always talk about the mists of time, you know, but really it’s the present that’s in a mist, uncertain. the past is quite clear, and warm, and comforting. that’s why people often get stuck there.”
-susanna kearsley, mariana

“i have so much of you in my heart.”
-john keats

“no one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.”
-martin luther king jr.

“how does your life move forward, when all you want to do is hold still?”
-nina lacour, hold still

“it was a question i had worn on my lips for days – like a loose thread on my favourite sweater i couldn’t resist pulling – despite knowing it could all unravel around me.
‘do you love me?’ i ask.
in your hesitation i found my answer.”
-lang leav, love & misadventure

“today i am not in my skin. my body cannot contain me. i am spilling out and over, like a rogue wave on the shore. today i can’t keep myself from feeling like i don’t have a friend in the world. and no matter how hard i try, i can’t seem to pick myself up off the floor. my demons are lying in wait, they are grinning in the shadows, their polished fangs glinting, knowing today, it will be an easy kill. but tomorrow, tomorrow could be different, and that is what keeps me going today.”
-lang leav, today

”i know i am very terrible, but i love you very much, and i shall be very happy if you will only remain here. promise that you will never leave me.“
-madame leprince de beaumont, beauty and the beast

“my heart didn’t break into a thousand pieces after he left. instead, i realized all the things he didn’t do. he didn’t want to hear my stories. he didn’t ask me questions. he didn’t smile when i was talking to him. he didn’t hug me out of the blue to make me feel good. his hugs were always a preamble to something else, and after he was gone, i wondered if he ever knew me at all.”
-diane les becquets

“i cannot fathom the nights i have spent exhausting words for apologies i never owed and you never deserved.”
-lessons learned in time

“when i am with you, there is nowhere else i’d rather be. and i am a person who always wants to be somewhere else.”
-david levithan

“you are
a storm
and i am
the sea.
you fuel both
the anger
and serenity
in me.”
-ming d. liu

“i wish i was beautiful or at least wise, but i’m simply mad and violent.”
-courtney love

“all of us are better when we’re loved.”
-alistair macleod

“one day i just woke up and realized that i can’t touch yesterday. so why the heck was i letting it touch me?”
-steve maraboli

“hasn’t anyone ever told you? life isn’t fair.”
-stephenie meyer, twilight

“my body has bruises from the words you told me.”
-m-i-l-a

“how lucky i am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
-a.a. milne

“you should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.”
-margaret mitchell, gone with the wind

“soon i’ll grow up, and i won’t even flinch at your name.”
-alanis morissette

“edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. it’s your masterpiece after all.”
-nathan w. morris

“people always have this tendency to label/classify others and it really bothers me. humans are too complex to be categorized.”
-muneeb

“if you remember me, then i don’t care if everyone else forgets.”
-haruki murakami

“i just wanted to hold you in my arms.”
-muse, starlight

“always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.”
-caroline myss

“if suddenly
you forget me
do not look for me,
for i shall already have forgotten you.”
-pablo neruda, if you forget me

“perhaps, you know, i miss you terribly. i am almost forgetting how to speak.”
-friedrich nietzsche

“she wasn’t my first kiss but she’s the kiss that mattered, the kiss that made me realize i didn’t want to kiss anyone else. so now my lips belong to her. just look at them… her name’s written all over them.”
-oko ninjah

“i’m the jealous type. you wanna know why? because we started off as ‘just friends’ too.”
-frank ocean

“come sleep with me. we won’t make love, love will make us.”
-julio ortázar

“if you love a flower, don’t pick it up. because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. so if you love a flower, let it be. love is not about possession. love is about appreciation.”
-osho

“i can turn you into poetry, but i cannot make you love me.”
-para-todxs-todo

“it was so damn beautiful.”
-patterson

“you don’t need water to feel like you’re drowning, do you?”
-jodi picoult, nineteen minutes

“wow, it makes me feel terrific to kiss you.”
-sylvia plath, the bell jar

“so i kiss him, and there is the great dark sea ahead, and above the sheaves of yellow stars, shoals of cold bright pieces of light, and the great wind, blowing always cold gulps and gusts of air, big and soft in the tree leaves, hushing, miracles are happening, and i, strange and elated with a new wonder, child-like in my sudden power, look with eyes large in love and amazement at this intent lovely face so earnest, so close to mine.”
-sylvia plath, the journals of sylvia plath

“i think i made you up inside my head.”
-sylvia plath, mad girl’s love song

“i do it so it feels like hell.
i do it so it feels real.”
-sylvia plath

“and all i loved, i loved alone.”
-edgar allan poe

“sometimes, i’m terrified of my heart: of its constant hunger for whatever it wants. the way it stops and starts.”
-edgar allan poe

“i was never insane, except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”
-edgar allan poe

“and so being young and dipped in folly, i fell in love with melancholy.”
-edgar allan poe

“we loved with a love that was more than love.“
-edgar allan poe

“years of love have been forgot, in a hatred of a minute.”
-edgar allan poe

“i do not suffer from insanity, i enjoy every minute of it.“
-edgar allan poe

“i knew that if for whatever reason this didn’t work out with him, he would always be the one i compared everyone else to.”
-isabelle rae, when summer ends

“if i had another heart i’d let you break that one too.”
-randy rogers band

“it isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.”
-franklin d. roosevelt

“i am learning everyday to allow the space between where i am and where i want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.”
-tracee ellis ross

“i grasped two things: i wasn’t as happy as i could be, and my life wasn’t going to change unless i made it change.”
-gretchen rubin, the happiness project

“i knew it wasn’t too important, but it made me sad anyway.”
-j. d. salinger, the catcher in the rye

”i’ve survived a lot of things, and i’ll probably survive this.“
-j. d. salinger

“i hope you find someone you can’t live without. i really do. and i hope you never have to know what it’s like to have to try and live without them.”
-the selection

“look, i know what i am and i know what i’m not. i’m the girl who, you know, gets really good grades and who’s not afraid to be funny. and i’m the girl who has a lot of friends who are boys and no boyfriends. i’m not beautiful, okay, and i never will be. and i’m fine with that. but when you go around saying i’m something that i’m not, it’s just, it’s just not nice.”
-shallow hal

“document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. recreate and repeat.”
-warsan shire

“scare the world: be exactly who you say you are and tell the truth.”
-the shock of honesty

“you’re in a car with a beautiful boy, and he won’t tell you that he loves you, but he loves you. and you feel like you’ve done something terrible, like robbed a liquor store, or swallowed pills, or shoveled yourself a grave in the dirt, and you’re tired. you’re in a car with a beautiful boy, and you’re trying not to tell him that you love him, and you’re trying to choke down the feeling, and you’re trembling, but he reaches over and he touches you, like a prayer for which no words exist, and you feel your heart taking root in your body, like you’ve discovered something you don’t even have a name for.”
-richard siken, crush

“let’s admit, without apology, what we do to each other.”
-richard siken, detail of the fire

“i swear, i end up feeling empty, like you’ve taken something out of me and i have to search my body for scars.”
-richard siken, detail of the fire

“i can be someone’s and still be my own.”
-shel silverstein

“i need you more than anyone else on this entire planet could possibly ever need you. i need you to take care of me, to put up with me, and most of all i need you to love me, ’cause i love you.”
-the simpsons

“i will love you if i never see you again, and i will love you if i see you every tuesday.”
-lemony snicket

”a good goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.”
-chris soriano

”i’m not gonna sit around and waste my precious divine energy trying to explain and be ashamed of things you think are wrong with me.”
-esperanza spalding

“summer romances end for all kinds of reasons. but when all is said and done, they have one thing in common: they are shooting stars – a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, a fleeting glimpse of eternity. and in a flash, they’re gone.”
-nicolas sparks, the notebook

“she had come back into his life like a sudden flame, blazing and streaming into his heart. noah stayed up all night contemplating the certain agony he knew would be his if he were to lose her twice.”
-nicolas sparks, the notebook

“even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels.”
-natalie standiford, how to say goodbye in robot

“fuck an apology, i’m not sorry for anything.”
-the story so far

“you have no idea how unproductive it is to fall in and out of you as often as i do.”
-the story so far

“every path in life is uncertain, so might as well do what you love.”
-meryl streep

“memorizing him was as easy as knowing all the words to your old favourite song.”
-taylor swift

“why should a relationship mean settling down? wait out for someone who won’t let life escape you, who’ll challenge you and drive you toward your dreams. someone spontaneous you can get lost in the world with. a relationship, with the right person, is a release not a restriction.”
-beau taplin, the liberation

“i know you’re not supposed to look to other people to save you, but whenever i’m around you, the world becomes simple. my moods lift and the skies shift from smoke and smog to the softest blue. i know i’m meant to save myself, but the fact is, with you, i don’t have to.”
-beau taplin, the softest blue

“hell exists.
it’s here.
3 a.m.
awake and
without you.”
-beau taplin, hell exists

“if you can see a future without me and that doesn’t break your heart then we’re not doing what i thought we were doing here.”
-that 70’s show

“we re-open our doors for toxic people and call it seeking closure.”
-thenotoriouserb

“when sadness was the sea, you were the one that taught me to swim.”
-iain thomas, i wrote this for you

“and when i asked you how you’d been i meant i missed you more than i’ve ever missed anything before.”
-iain thomas, i wrote this for you

“every time it rains, it stops raining. every time you hurt, you heal. after darkness, there is always light and you get reminded of this every morning but still you choose to believe that the night will last forever.”
-iain thomas, i wrote this for you

“you and i could collide, like atoms in some scientist’s wet dream. we could start a new universe together. we could mix like a disease. and if we do, i hope we never get better.”
-iain thomas, i wrote this for you

“making love was never about you and me in a bed. we made love whenever we held hands.”
-iain thomas, i wrote this for you

“i still love the people i’ve loved, even if i cross the street to avoid them.”
-uma thurman

“i am under no obligation to make sense to you.”
-neil degrasse tyson

“i am too full of life
to be half loved.”
-ijeoma umebinyuo

“i just want to forget everything you ever told me. i want to remember my life before all of this. before you. i want to run away and start over. i want to wash away how uncertain you made me. how scared i was of losing you. how you left me anyway. i want to cleanse myself of all self-doubt because i know my love was enough, hopefully you’ll realize that too. i don’t want to remember the way you smell after a shower or how your hands feel around my waist. i don’t want to remember your smirk or the curves in your lips when you smile. i don’t want to see you on the streets or ever again in my dreams. i don’t want to speak of you or see you in parts of me i never knew existed. i don’t want to think of you again. i want to forget the way you made me feel. i’ll soon forget the color of your eyes and you’ll soon forget mine.”
-unpoeticheartbreak

“it’s like drowning but you just won’t fucking die.”
-urban dictionary: unrequited love

“i discovered myself while discovering you.”
-uyusti

“she had a lil’ weed and we get a lil’ high and i’m looking in her eyes and i’m loving her vibe.”
-kanye west

“i didn’t fall in love with you. i walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. i do believe in fate and destiny, but i also believe we are only fated to do the things that we’d choose anyway. and i’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, i’d find you and i’d choose you.”
-kiersten white, the chaos of stars

“shall i love you?
will you come away with me?“
-oscar wilde, the happy prince

“sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand.”
-hayley williams

“you’re not the kind of girl who settles. keep not settling.”
-joy wilson

“your eyes tease me with secrets as you interlace your fingers with mine. and suddenly i know i’m stumbling. my eyes are wondering, your mouth is moving, our limbs hopelessly inquiring.”
-lila wolfe, this is the start

“i get drunk on dreams and choke on real life.”
-wolferina

”all these things happen in one second and last forever.
-virginia woolf, the waves

“you cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
-virginia woolf