"I like the stars. It’s the illusion of permanence, I think. I mean, they’re always flaring up and caving in and going out. But from here, I can pretend… I can pretend that things last. I can pretend that lives last longer than moments. Gods come, and gods go. Mortals flicker and flash and fade. Worlds don’t last; and stars and galaxies are transient, fleeting things that twinkle like fireflies and vanish into cold and dust. But I can pretend…"
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives (via petrichour)
do you even realize that your parents are getting older too?
"We are our choices."
Jean-Paul Sartre (via wordsnquotes)
"My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world."
Dejan Stojanovic, “Forgotten Home” (via wordsnquotes)
"I don’t want to look back in five years time and think, ‘We could have been magnificent, but I was afraid.’ In 5 years I want to tell of how fear tried to cheat me out of the best thing in life, and I didn’t let it."
"Not everyone you lose is a loss."
"I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes."
Ferdinand de Saussure (via wordsnquotes)
"Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life."
Robin Sharma (via gezel)
"I’m sorry you were not truly loved and that it made you cruel."