Quote 19 Aug 24,760 notes
Codependency isn’t sexy. It isn’t romantic. It’s built with a fuse and will surely burn out. The healthiest thing you can say to the one you love is, “I would be okay without you, and that’s why I choose to stay.”
— LB, A Few Things About Love (via feral-bunny)
Quote 18 Aug 1,579 notes
She had an eager mind always. She was always quick to seize upon anything that would improve her mind or her appearance. She had warmth, vitality. She had authentic magnetism…The way she listened was more eloquent than speech.
— Laura, Dir. Otto Preminger (via wordsnquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 1,761 notes
Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
— Anaïs Nin, Incest: From a Journal of Love (via wordsnquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 847 notes
How I feel is that if I wanted anything I’d take it. That’s what I’ve always thought all my life. But it happens that I want you, and so I just haven’t room for any other desires.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned (via wordsnquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 1,935 notes
The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.
—  Lois Lowry, The Giver (via wordsnquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 1,418 notes
Was she really beautiful? Was she at least what they call attractive? She was exasperation, she was torture.
— Vladimir Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (via wordsnquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 11 notes
Literature can remind us that not all life is already written down: there are still so many stories to be told.
— Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin (via kerryquotesquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 8 notes
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
— Agatha Christie (via kerryquotesquotes)
Quote 18 Aug 47 notes
I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way.
— Walter Tevis (via kerryquotesquotes)
Quote 16 Aug 65,199 notes
And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
— Paulo Coelho  (via pax-caelestis)

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