Some summers refuse to end. — Ray Bradbury, Farewell Summer (William Morrow, 2006) (via luthienne) Advertisements
I guess that’s just part of loving people: You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up. ― Lauren Oliver, Delirium. (HarperCollins; Reprint edition, May 17, 2016) Originally published February 3rd 2011.
I watched the spinning stars, grateful, sad and proud, as only a man who has outlived his destiny and realizes he might yet forge himself another, can be.― Roger Zelazny, Isle of the Dead. (Ace Books; later printing edition, 1985)
A man without a footprint has no soul. ― John A. Autero, Footprints. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition, March 15, 2014)
How nice — to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive. ― Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five. (Delacorte 1969)
Most people are not looking for provable truths. As you said, truth is often accompanied by intense pain, and almost no one is looking for painful truths. What people need is beautiful, comforting stories that make them feel as if their lives have some meaning. — Haruki Murakami, 1Q84. (Shinchosha October 25, 2011)
The problem with introspection is that it has no end. ― Philip K. Dick