“I am at my loneliest when I have something to celebrate and try to share it with those I love but…”

“I am at my loneliest when I have something to celebrate and try to share it with those I love but who don’t love me back. There’s always silence at the end of the phone.”

Karen Finley

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“A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one…”

“A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?”

Oscar Wilde (via quotemadness)

Don’t be afraid to be confused. Try to remain …

Don’t be afraid to be confused. Try to remain permanently confused. Anything is possible. Stay open, forever, so open it hurts, and then open up some more, until the day you die, world without end, amen.

“All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.”

“All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.”

Jean-Paul Sartre (via quotemadness)

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Throwing things horrified me. I suffered extre…

Throwing things horrified me. I suffered extreme, paralyzing anxiety when it came to anything remotely athletic. I wouldn’t even run to catch the school bus because I knew I’d trip and then get teased for a year.

“My point is, there are a lot of people in the world. No one ever sees everything the same way you…”

“My point is, there are a lot of people in the world. No one ever sees everything the same way you do; it just doesn’t happen. So when you find one person who gets a couple of things, especially if they’re important ones… you might as well hold on to them.”

Sarah Dessen

Sometimes, looking at the many books I have at…

Sometimes, looking at the many books I have at home, I feel I shall die before I come to the end of them, yet I cannot resist the temptation of buying new books. Whenever I walk into a bookstore and find a book on one of my hobbies — for example, Old English or Old Norse poetry — I say to myself, ‘What a pity I can’t buy that book, for I already have a copy at home.’

“Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it.”

“Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it.”

Frances Hodgson Burnett (via quotemadness)