So you plant your own garden and
decorate your own soul, instead of waiting
for someone to bring you flowers
Jorge Luis Borges, “After a While” (translated by Veronica A. Shofstall)
With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (via feellng)
This is what I miss… not something that’s gone, but something that will never happen.
Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye (via feellng)
There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else’s terms.
Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (via feellng)