1.  1946

     
    Stories you read when you’re the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you’ll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit.
    — — Neil Gaiman, M Is for Magic (via library-lessons)
     
  2.  506

     
    You will walk differently alone, dear, through a thicker atmosphere, forcing your way through the shadows of chairs, through the dripping smoke of the funnels. You will feel your own reflection sliding along the eyes of those who look at you. You are no longer insulated; but I suppose you must touch life in order to spring from it.
    — F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night (via quoted-books)
     
  3.  1688

     
    You are allowed to be alive. You are allowed to be somebody different. You are allowed to not say goodbye to anybody or explain a single thing to anyone, ever.
    — Augusten Burroughs  (via quoted-books)
     
  4.  1248

     
    Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
    — William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night’s Dream (via feellng)

    (Source: feellng)

     
  5.  1624

     
    We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.
    — Robert FulghumTrue Love (via feellng)

    (Source: feellng)

     
  6.  46

     
    I’m falling for your eyes
    But they don’t know me yet
    — Ed Sheeran, Kiss Me (via quotesandwheats)
     
  7. sunst0ne:

eat read sleep (by Lauren Hannah)

    sunst0ne:

    eat read sleep (by Lauren Hannah)

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  8.  3401

     
    sunst0ne:

(by sinister kid)
     
  9.  16869

     

    fishingboatproceeds:

    Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is.

    My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This…

     
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