"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

“Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.”

—   The Little Prince (via takaota)

(via growiingstrange)

“Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it.”

—   Unknown (via justinancheta)

(Source: aurelle, via sparksaremadehere)

“I hope you feel better soon because I love you, and if you felt as good as much as I love you, you would feel really good.”

—   Carolyn Jess-Cooke, The Boy Who Could See Demons

“Suspicion often creates what it suspects.”

—   C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

“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.”