"If love is setting a place at the table for someone who is never coming home, I think I’ll pass."

"Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head."

Paul AusterThe Brooklyn Follies (via feellng)

"And never have I felt so deeply at one and, at the same time, so detached from myself, and so present in the world."

Albert Camus (via teenager90s)

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"And the more deeply I felt
the less able I was to respond."

Louise Glück, from Timor Mortis  (via versteur)

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caloriq:

how do people have relationship after relationship like i can’t find a single person to find me remotely attractive for a solid second

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