"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars."
"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and you watch and you work: You don’t give up."
"I notice you, I want to say. Even when no one else does, I do. I will."
"Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living - and when your life is over, neither will you. Your soul cares only about what you are being while you are doing whatever you are doing."
— Neale Donald Walsch (via hashpe
"If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company"
"Even if we die at 100, we’re still dying young. I want at least 700 years. There’s a lot of travelling and books to read and movies to see. I’m not going to squeeze it all in in 85 years."
"One thing I am certain of, I do not want to be betrayed, but that’s quite hard to say, casually, at the beginning of a relationship. It’s not a word people use very often, which confuses me, because there are different kinds of infidelity, but betrayal is betrayal wherever you find it. By betrayal, I mean promising to be on your side, and then being on somebody else’s."
"If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness."
— A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner (via matrioskaaa
"You don’t need religion to have morals. If you can’t determine right from wrong then you lack empathy, not religion."
"Angry, and half in love with you, and tremendously sorry, I turned away."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald