You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
― Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon (via kushandwizdom)
Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.
― Jean Racine (via observando)
People are always talking about originality; but what do they mean? As soon as we are born the world begins to work upon us; and this goes on to the end. And, after all, what can we call our own, except energy, strength, and will? If I could give an account of all that I owe to great predecessors and contemporaries, there would be but a small balance in my favour.
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  (via childoflust)

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It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
― John Green, Paper Towns (via observando)
Some people have lives; some people have music.
― John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (via observando)
Time is the longest distance between two places.
― Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie (via observando)