"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal."
— Albert Camus (via larmoyante)
"There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone."
— Nicole Krauss, The History of Love (via creatingaquietmind)
"I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all."
— Coco Chanel (via showslow)
"Sometimes she did not know what she feared, what she desired: whether she feared or desired what had been or what would be, and precisely what she desired, she did not know."
— Leo Tolstoy (via creatingaquietmind)
"The only thing that needed protection is destroyed…my heart."
— Snow White, Once Upon A Time
"Years of love have been forgot. In the hatred of a minute."
— Edgar Allan Poe (via artistsuffer)
"Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time."
— Paulo Coelho (via vanished)
"We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly."
— Sam Keen, from To Love and Be Loved (via victorias-things)