"Emotions are supposed to be raw, ugly, brutal…you don’t want someone to ‘sorta’ love you. You want that love to be a bursting flame, not a candle."
- Came up in conversation.  (via childoflust)

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"You see, I want a lot.
Maybe I want it all:
the darkness of each endless fall,
the shimmering light of each ascent."
- Rainer Maria Rilke, from The Book Of Hours  (via transcendentalcaffeination)

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"Occasionally, very occasionally, say at four o’clock in the afternoon on a wet Sunday, she feels panic-stricken and almost breathless with loneliness. Once or twice she has been known to pick up the phone to check that it isn’t broken. Sometimes she thinks how nice it would be to be woken by a call in the night: ‘get in a taxi now’ or ‘I need to see you, we need to talk’. But at the best of times she feels like a character in a Muriel Spark novel – independent, bookish, sharp-minded, secretly romantic."
- David Nicholls, One Day (via lovelikelighthouse)

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"I think she’s special. She doesn’t need anyone. Like that’s the thing. Even if we were together, she wouldn’t really belong to me. She doesn’t belong to anything. She’s off in her own world."
- Childish Gambino (via fassadenmensch)

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"You never get over it. But you get to where it doesn’t bother you so much."
- The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides (via bl-ossomed)

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