What if I slept a little more and forgot about all this nonsense.
― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis
Some people are uncomfortable with silences. Not me. I’ve never cared much for call and response. Sometimes I will think of something to say and then I ask myself: is it worth it? And it just isn’t.
― No One Belongs Here More Than You, Miranda July (via seabois)
More and more, the hardest part of crying is when I can’t stop.
― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
I want to explain how exhausted I am. Even in my dreams. How I wake up tired. How I’m being drowned by some kind of black wave.
― Elizabeth Wurtzel
If someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you. You shouldn’t have to fight for a spot. Never, ever insist yourself to someone who continuously overlooks your worth.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness. And yet I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
― Frédéric Chopin
It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
― Chuck Palahniuk
Don’t assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don’t say anything you can’t stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.
― Warsan Shire
Please, I want so badly for the good things to happen.
― Sylvia Plath