There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo (via feellng)
First you hope you come up with something. Then you hope that it leads to something else. Then that that something else doesn’t bore you. Then that you’re not just entertaining yourself.
from the short story ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’ appearing in, You Think That’s Bad By Jim Shepard (via vintageanchorbooks)
Mornings would be better with you.
A Six Word Story - seeyou-invancouver  (via theriverjordyn)
I’m a quiet person. I spend time observing, not speaking.
Norman Reedus (via lunardemons)

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There may be more beautiful times, but this one is ours.
Jean-Paul Sartre (via perfect)

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But still, I find the need to remind myself of the temporariness of a day, to reassure myself that I got through yesterday, I’ll get through today.
Gayle Forman, Where She Went  (via themulchlist)

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One hears it a lot on airplanes: “Make sure you have your own mask on, before helping others with theirs.”
Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), upon being asked "What’s your very best life advice?"  (via coalesc)

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My problem is that I fall in love with words, rather than actions.

I fall in love with ideas and thoughts, instead of reality.

And it will be the death of me.

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