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At some point, being angry is just another bad habit, like smoking, and you keep poisoning yourself without thinking about it.
β€” Jonathan Tropper, This is Where I Leave You (via simply-quotes)

He has lips like starlight;
I wish on them every night,
my only request to be held
in the softness of their
presence, for any number
of darknesses to come.
β€” Emma Bleker, i feel warm and safe as i learn to let myself go within this light (via aestheticintrovert)

I don’t think we can ever get tired of each other, even if we ran out of words to say, we’d just be content being near one another.
β€” Me, to you (via heartsworldsapart)

I suffered you
in a silence
that drowned
out my voice.

If you blur your eyes, the streetlights become hundreds of ghosts going home.
β€” Iain Thomas, from I Wrote This For You (Central Avenue Publishing, 2011)

I’ve wanted more minutes in a day ever since I met you
β€” (via lipstick-bullet)

nothing will ruin your 20s more than thinking you should have your life together already.
β€” I need to write this on every wall of my room. (via thisyearsgirls)

give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.
β€” Warsan Shire (via thechapess)

Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
β€” Scott Hayden (via aestheticintrovert)