i’m your missing chapter, the word at the tip of your tongue that you can’t remember, the single note that skips in your favorite song from playing it repeatedly on repeat, the lesson you never learned from the mistakes you keep making, the answer you can’t find to the questions in your heart, the reason you need to be who you want to be — someone better than this, someone worthy.. of all the love i have to give.
“The more I explore neurosis the more I become aware that it is a modern form of romanticism. It stems from the same source, a hunger for perfection, an obsession with living out what one has imagined, and if it is found to be illusory, a rejection of reality, the power to imagine and not to sustain one’s endurance, then the creative force must be turned into destruction.”—Anais Nin, Diaries (via technomadic) (via myserendipities)
“Time takes it all whether you want it to or not, time takes it all. Time bares it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.”—Stephen King (via reluctantbuddha) (via quote-book)
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”—~Attributed to Howard Thurman (via justbesplendid)
“You must learn to take the good with the bad, the happy with the sad, love what you’ve got and remember what you had. Learn to forgive, but never forget, learn from your mistakes but never regret. People change and things go wrong, but you just have to remember that life goes on.”—Unknown (via littlemiss)
“Everything you’ve done, everything you’ve seen, everything you’ve become, remains. You can never go back, only forward, and if you don’t bring the whole of yourself with you, you’ll never see the sun again.”— Michael Marshall Smith, “Only Forward” (via quote-book)
“If someone asked for my recipe for happiness, step one would be finding out what you love doing most in the world and step two would be finding someone to pay you to do it. I consider myself very lucky indeed to be able to support myself by writing.”—