"I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else."
"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul."
Joyce Carol Oates (via brokenpromisesanddbrokenhearts)
"The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it."
Ernest Hemingway (via thegirlandherbooks)
The Script Superheroes