"We did that often, asking each other questions whose answers we already knew. Perhaps it was so that we would not ask the other questions, the ones whose answers we did not want to know."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus (via larmoyante)
"I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us."
Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed (via vedere-paul)
"Having a low opinion of yourself is not modesty. It’s self-destruction."
Bobby Sommer (via thelegendofdinru)
"My imagination tells lies, too."
"Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand."
Sylvia Plath (via fall0pianprincess)
I know I’m like a ghost. I have nothing but myself."
Daul Kim (via lilkittyprincess)
"Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings."
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Night Flight, 1931, translated from French by Stuart Gilbert (via redroseofcairo)
"I’m addicted to silence and privacy; I wallow in it."
Valorie Wesley (via apoetreflects)