The common prejudice that love is as common as “romance” may be due to the fact that we all learned about it first through poetry. But the poets fool us; they are the only ones to whom love is not only a crucial, but an indispensable experience, which entitles them to mistake it for a universal one.
-Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition (via larmoyante)

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I am terrified by this dark thing that sleeps in me.
- Sylvia PlathThe Collected Poems (via the-wolfs-girl)

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I feel strong. Not strong enough to face myself, but strong enough to keep going.
-James Frey, A Million Little Pieces (via wordsnquotes)

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Don’t ever feel bad for making a decision that upsets other people. You are not responsible for their happiness. You are responsible for your happiness.
-Isaiah Henkel  (via tea-storm)

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