"Nobody can save you but yourself — and you’re worth saving. It’s a war not easily won but if anything is worth winning — this is it."
"You are beautiful because you let yourself feel, and that is a brave thing indeed."
"I missed you every hour. And you know what the worst part was? It caught me completely by surprise. I’d catch myself just walking around to find you, not for any reason, just out of habit, because I’d seen something that I wanted to tell you about or because I wanted to hear your voice. And then I’d realize that you weren’t there anymore, and every time, every single time, it was like having the wind knocked out of me."
He was a very private person, and sometimes it seemed to me that he was no longer interested in the world or in other people… I got the feeling that Julián was living in the past, locked in his memories. Julián lived within himself, for his books and inside them - a comfortable prison of his own design.
'You say this as if you envied him.'
‘There are worse prisons than words.’
"One day I woke up
and we no longer spoke
the same language.
I haven’t heard from you since."
Where did you go?,
Hishaam Siddiqi (via bl-ossomed
"I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today."
Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps
اللحظة التي تشعر ان عليك اثبات اهميتك لشخص ما هي اللحظة التي عليك فيها الرحيل
The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away
"Maturing is realizing how many things don’t require your comment."
"Instead of asking ‘What do I want from life?’, a more powerful question is, ‘What does life want from me?’"
"Even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels."
Natalie Standiford, How to Say Goodbye in Robot
So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to.
Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let them travel the world and explore life beyond a horizon that you exist in. And know, deep down, that heroes aren’t qualified by their capacity to stay but by their decision to return.
The Staying Philosophy (Everyday Isa)
"People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict."
"No matter how good things are, there will always be solitary nights you spend in your bedroom, in a car, or in a party full of your closest friends when it feels like the walls are caving in."