I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.
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I couldn’t tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.
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Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.
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I’m working on my own life story. I don’t mean I’m putting it together; no, I’m taking it apart. It’s mostly a question of editing. If you’d wanted the narrative line you should’ve asked earlier, when I still knew everything and was more than willing to tell. That was before I discovered the virtues of scissors, the virtues of matches.
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Only be with someone who you think you can learn from. They should be smarter than you in certain ways so that you can continue to grow and be interested. Above all, you should undoubtedly be proud that you are with them.
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— something my 10th grade history teacher told me about how he knew he wanted to marry his wife (via peppermintpatteee)
We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.
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