"I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life."
"The more I see, the less I know for sure."
John Lennon (via observando)
"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey (via observando)
"Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
‘After all this time?’
‘Always,’ said Snape."
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (via observando)
"That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via words-and-coffee)
"We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving."
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter (via observando)
"To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget."
Arundhati Roy, The Cost of Living (via observando)
"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been."
John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet (via observando)
"May you live every day of your life."
Jonathan Swift (via observando)
"And, in the end
The love you take
is equal to the love you make."
Paul McCartney, The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics (via observando)
"We met at the wrong time. That’s what I keep telling myself anyway. Maybe one day years from now, we’ll meet in a coffee shop in a far away city somewhere and we could give it another shot."
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Congratulations on your success, Carrots
From your old chum,