"You’ll see, when she smiles, you’ll love her.”

— Ofelia in Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
My favorite books, author quotes, reading suggestions, and song lyrics

“I choose to love this time for once
with all my intelligence.”

—   Adrienne Rich (via observando)

“I dreamed that you bewitched me into bed
And sung me moon-struck, kissed me quite insane.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)”

—   Sylvia Plath (via aestheticintrovert)

(Source: goodreads.com, via langleav)



“I looked and looked at her, and I knew, as clearly as I know that I will die, that I loved her more than anything I had ever seen or imagined on earth.”

—   Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (via feellng)

(Source: feellng, via langleav)

“Men judge us
by our broad
hips and forget
their birthplace.”

—   Noor Shirazie (via dishevelment)

(via queendeena)

“It’s bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They’re not. They’re just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close.”

—   Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List (via quotes-shape-us)

(via langleav)

“All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think.”

—   C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: wordsnquotes.com, via growiingstrange)

“If you were a book
I’d lick my fingers
and flip your pages,
until your spine creased
and you lay spent,
with nothing else to offer.
Then, I’d cup you in my palms
and read you again.”

—   My Favorite Bedtime Story (via beautiful-ambition)

(Source: graciouswords, via leaveherwithadiva)

“عِندَمآ أحَببتُكِ؛ أحْببتُ مْدينَة تَسكُنيها، أحَببتُ حُروفَ إسمُكِ، صَوتكِ، ضَحكتُكِ، أحَببتُكِ أنتِ و كَل مْآيتَعلقُ بكِ.
When I loved you; I loved the city that you lived in, I loved the spelling of your name, your voice, your laugh, I loved you and everything about you.”

—   Samir Giad (via pimpmyycamel)

(via queendeena)

“Scare the world: Be exactly who you say you are and tell the truth.”

“Maybe…you’ll fall in love with me all over again.”
“Hell,” I said, “I love you enough now. What do you want to do? Ruin me?”
“Yes. I want to ruin you.”
“Good,” I said. “That’s what I want too.”

—   Ernest HemingwayA Farewell to Arms (via feellng)

(Source: feellng, via tangotoinfinity)

“I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy.”

—   J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via observando)

“Let people feel the weight of who you are and let them deal with it.”

—   John Eldridge (via nilenna)

(Source: purplebuddhaproject, via darkscrapbook)

“I act and react, and suddenly I wonder “Where is the girl that I was last year?..Two years ago?..What would she think of me now?”

—   Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals  (via wanduring)

(Source: tarkovskologist, via englishistheartofbullshit)