"I have the feeling I’m
moving somewhere, patiently, impatiently,
in my loneliness."
— Adrienne Rich, from Paula Becker to Clara Westhoff (via violentwavesofemotion)
"Without pain, how could we know joy? This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate."
— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (via quotes-shape-us)jos
"If life wasn’t going to be like a Hollywood film, there was only one option; fuck life and rent the film instead."
— Bright Young Things (Scarlett Thomas)
(Source: stuckinmythroat, via rachelkiley)