I have learned that you can go anywhere you want to go and do anything you want to do and buy all the things that you want to buy and meet all the people that you want to meet and learn all the things that you desire to learn and if you do all these things but are not madly in love: you have still not begun to live.
C. JoyBell C. (via observando)
Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.
Isabel Allende, The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir (via observando)
Classic’ - a book which people praise and don’t read.
Mark Twain (via observando)
I am tired of trying to hold things together that cannot be held. Trying to control what cannot be controlled. I am tired of denying myself what I want for fear of breaking things I cannot fix. They will break no matter what we do.
Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus (via quoted-books)
Karou wished she could be the kind of girl who was complete unto herself, comfortable in solitude, serene. But she wasn’t. She was lonely, and she feared the missingness within her as if it might expand and… cancel her.
Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone (via quoted-books)