A woman is only vulnerable when her nail polish is drying, and even then she can still pull a trigger.
—some great quote I heard somewhere once upon a time and that is very, very true (via traffic-jam-session)
I am not lost. I just don’t want to be found. Not yet.
—Navin E. (via wordswritteninsilence)
Suddenly you’re ripped into being alive. And life is pain, and life is suffering, and life is horror, but my god you’re alive and its spectacular.
—Joseph Campbell (via atmosthetic)
(Source: artvevo, via makeloveoutofwords)
Even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels.
—Natalie Standiford, How to Say Goodbye in Robot (via larmoyante)
Sleep heavily and know that I am here with you. The past is gone, and cannot harm you anymore. And while the future is fast coming for you, it always flinches first, and settles in as the gentle present. This now, this us, we can cope with that. We can do this together you and I.
—Welcome to Night Vale (via theunquotables)
sing me a song - your voice is like silver - and i don’t think that i can do this anymore. show me the path down to the shoreline ‘cause i don’t know if i can do this anymore.
Paradox of a woman. The fact that you have to ask means you could never give it.
—Olivia Godfrey, “Hemlock Grove" (1x01: "Jellyfish in The Sky”). (via my-name-is-peter)
i’m not their hero, but that doesn’t mean that i wasn’t brave.
Expectation is the root of all heartache.
i’m not walking away. i’m just hearing what you’re saying for the first time. sounds like hallelujah for the first time.
She was a smart girl until she fell in love.
—Sex and the City
but as i searched your flashing indigo eyes, it echoed true…
…that i loved you.
Right now I want a word that describes the feeling that you get—a cold sick feeling, deep down inside—when you know something is happening that will change you, and you don’t want it to, but you can’t stop it. And you know, for the first time, for the very first time, that there will now be a before and an after, a was and a will be. And that you will never again quite be the same person you were.
—Jennifer Donnelly, A Northern Light
if you’re worried that i might have changed - left behind all of my foolish ways - you best be looking for somebody see without a foolish heart.
You can wipe your feet on me, twist my motives around all you like, you can dump millstones on my head and drown me in the river, but you can’t get me out of the story. I’m the plot, babe, and don’t ever forget it.
—Margaret Atwood, Good Bones