Tell me where it hurts, she’d say. Stop howling. Just calm down and show me where.
But some people can’t tell where it hurts. They can’t calm down. They can’t ever stop howling.
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin (via annaliskeating)
Sometimes, we need to be hurt in order to grow. We must lose in order to gain. Sometimes, some lessons are learned best through pain.
I would just like someone to tell me that it’s okay to drop out of uni rather than judging me or telling me I’m making a mistake
i aspire to be one of those people who are known for always smelling good and treating people kindly
I’m not sentimental—I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last—the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise (via feellng)