Suddenly she realized that what she was regretting was not the lost past but the lost future, not what had not been but what would never be.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald, A Nice Quiet Place (via larmoyante)
I need a life that isn’t just about needing to escape my life.
—Robert Polito, excerpt from “Please Refrain from Talking During the Movie” (via larmoyante)
When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.
—Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak (via larmoyante)
See, they never held you back.
It was you, only you.
—Yrsa Daley-Ward, Mental Health (via larmoyante)
- me sitting at the bus stop for 30 seconds: where the bus