When we're broken, we're teachable. We stop long...
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and...– Melody Beattie
Girls like us, when we love, it takes everything we have.– Sarah Addison Allen
She was extending a hand that I didn’t know how to take, so I broke its fingers...– Jonathan Safran Foer
She had a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you’re swimming...– Julia Gregson, East of the Sun
She thought about her life and how lost she’d felt for most of it. She thought...– Douglas Coupland
such wounds to the heart will probably never heal. but we cannot simply sit and...– haruki murakami - 1Q84
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known...– Elizabeth Kubler Ross
Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude...– Unknown
Literature provides tools with which to grapple with existential anguish.– M. Garrett Bauman // Agreed… in addition to music. And wow, I really like the phrase “existential anguish…”
I’ve never been lonely. I’ve been in a room — I’ve felt suicidal. I’ve been...– Charles Bukowski // Agreed… Loneliness is felt not when you’re alone but when you’re surrounded by a group of people… and it’s true. “I’ve always had this terrible itch for solitude.” Couldn’t have put it any other way.
Art is to console those who are broken by life.– Vincent Van Gogh (via sleeping-on-a-dandelion)
She did not wish to remember; it troubled her when people tried to disturb her...– Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out // Not wanting to be alone but at the same time wanting to be left alone and undisturbed…… What does that mean exactly…?