ShaunTaylor

So chin up darling and we'll drown a little slower...

Weakness is a guise. Wear it when they need to know you’re human, but never when you feel it.

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (via quotemybooks)

I can bear pain myself, he said softly, but I couldna bear yours. That would take more strength than I have.

 · Outlander · by Diana Gabaldon (via fictionfric)

You’re different. And I’m different too. Different is good. But different is hard. Believe me, I know.

—Forgive me, Leonard Peacock (via eunify)

(via eunify)

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.

—Irving Stone (via book-answers)

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 7: 1966-1974 (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: hellanne, via flowersofcasanova)

If you suffer it is because of you, if you feel blissful it is because of you. Nobody else is responsible - only you and you alone. You are your hell and your heaven too.

—OSHO (via seedsofwisdom)

(via jheneaiko)

Of course it hurt that we could never love each other in a physical way. We would have been far more happy if we had. But that was like the tides, the change of seasons—something immutable, an immovable destiny we could never alter. No matter how cleverly we might shelter it, our delicate friendship wasn’t going to last forever. We were bound to reach a dead end. That was painfully clear.

—Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart (via quoted-books)

For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in disparagement, whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that has made it superior to animals that are satisfied with what they have.

—John Steinbeck, The Pearl (via larmoyante)

fenways:

If the Red Sox were either one of these teams, I think I would’ve had a heart attack like 4 innings ago.

(via bleeding-boston)