"Psychologists say: The person who tries to keep everyone happy often ends up feeling the loneliest."
— (via elauxe)
"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
— Charles William Eliot (via quotes-shape-us)
"Doesn’t it scare you that you’ve wasted more than half of your life hating yourself? It should."
— Michelle K., What Keeps Me Up at Night #102. (via l084)
"I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read."
George R.R. Martin