if i’m going to do nothing with my life I at least want to do so in a fun and interesting way
"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive."
James Baldwin (via victoriousvocabulary)
they found a mass in his pancreas…
trying to wrap my head around the possibility of losing the only other person besides my grandmother that has been there consistently for me since birth.
"My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart."
Maya Angelou (via sunflower-mama)
"Mankind’s self-alienation has reached such a degree that it can experience its own destruction as an aesthetic pleasure of the first order."
Walter Benjamin (via jacobwren)
"She also considered very seriously what she would look like in a little cottage in the middle of the forest, dressed in a melancholy gray and holding communion only with the birds and trees; a life of retirement away from the vain world; a life into which no man came."
A.A. Milne (via ladyofanaturalstate)
"We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we’re wrong. Someone we trust."
David Levithan (via psych-facts)