And if I show you my dark side, will you still hold me tonight?
Pink Floyd, “The Final Cut"
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Give people time. Give people space. Don’t beg anyone to stay. Let them roam. What’s meant for you will always be yours.
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I will not be another flower picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.
Erin Van Vuren
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You’re not too sensitive. You’re not overreacting. If it hurts you, it hurts you.
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Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?
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I just want someone to be truly happy because of me. Someone who is happy to see me, happy to hear me, happy to know me.
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Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
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I feel very small. I don't understand. I have so much courage, fire, energy, for many things, yet I get so hurt, so wounded by small things.
Anaïs Nin, Nearer the Moon: The Previously Unpublished Unexpurgated Diary, 1937-1939
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Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed.
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Flowers teach us that nothing is permanent: not their beauty, not even the fact that they will inevitably wilt, because they will still give new seeds. Remember this when you feel joy, pain, or sadness. Everything passes, grows old, dies, and is reborn.
Paulo Coelho, The Spy
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I’m not open with many people. I’m usually very quiet and I don’t really like attention. So if I like you enough to show you the real me, you must be very special.
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One day someone is going to hug you so tight, that all of your broken pieces will stick back together.
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The best thing in life is finding someone who knows all your flaws, mistakes and weaknesses and still thinks you're completely amazing.
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I choose you over everyone.
Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl
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Be careful what you say to someone today. Tomorrow they might not be here, and you can’t ever take it back.
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I am a collection of dismantled almosts.
Anne Sexton, "Anne Sexton: A Self-Portrait in Letters"
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No one can hurt you as badly as the people you love.
Ransom Riggs, Library of Souls
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You’re so calm and quiet, you never say. But there are things inside you. I see them sometimes, hiding in your eyes.
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Don’t allow your wounds to turn you into a person you are not.
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In the mood to delete everything, go missing for a month, get my life together, and come back.
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