"I suppose a fire that burns that bright is not meant to last."

—Veronica Roth, Allegiant
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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

—Augustine of Hippo
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"We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day."

—Brad Meltzer  (via schlafwandel)
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"He loved her, he loved her, and until he’d loved her she had never minded being alone."

—Truman Capote, Summer Crossing (via larmoyante)
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"What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace."

—Paulo Coelho, Manuscript Found In Accra
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"Dear diary, it’s easy to be brave and it’s easy to be confident. If you look good, if you feel sexy and if you fit in. But that’s not the world I live in."

—Rae Earl, My Mad Fat Diary (via vmars)
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"I like the stars. It’s the illusion of permanence, I think. I mean, they’re always flaring up and caving in and going out. But from here, I can pretend… I can pretend that things last. I can pretend that lives last longer than moments. Gods come, and gods go. Mortals flicker and flash and fade. Worlds don’t last; and stars and galaxies are transient, fleeting things that twinkle like fireflies and vanish into cold and dust. But I can pretend…"

—Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives (via elucipher)
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"To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to."

—Khalil Gibran
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"After high school you realize you were only friends with some people because you saw them five times a week."

—(via harryaintreal)
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"Some things don’t last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there."

Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby (via dissapolnted)
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"I never realized what a big deal that was. How amazing it is to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go on in your head."

—Nina LaCour  (via enjoui)
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"Someday someone is going to look at you with a light in their eyes you’ve never seen, they’ll look at you like you’re everything they’ve been looking for their entire lives. Wait for it."

—(via clembteen)
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"Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching."

—Unknown Author
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