Category: quotes

Who were you before they broke your heart?

Who were you before they broke your heart?

We kill all the caterpillars and complain that…

We kill all the caterpillars and complain that there are no butterflies.

Yes, I was infatuated with you. I am, still. N…

Yes, I was infatuated with you. I am, still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.

Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe o…

Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again, and interesting, and modern.

I don’t want to have to be the one who mourns …

I don’t want to have to be the one who mourns everything when everyone else has clearly forgotten. It’s mortifying. It’s mortifying to be the one who remembers.

You are whatever a moon has always meant and w…

You are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing.

The most beautiful [people] I have known had o…

The most beautiful [people] I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It’s a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most.

Sometimes, you have to step outside of the per…

Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you’ve been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.

Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remai…

Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remain the same.

I’m numb and I’m tired. Too much has happened …

I’m numb and I’m tired. Too much has happened today. I feel as if I’d been out in a pounding rain for forty-eight hours without an umbrella or a coat. I’m soaked to the skin with emotion.