"Take a deep breath and realize how completely insane it is that you’re alive."
"But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in."
-Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (via quotes-shape-us)
"It sucks that we miss people like that. You think you’ve accepted that someone is out of your life, that you’ve grieved and it’s over, and then bam. One little thing, and you feel like you’ve lost that person all over again."
-Hawkins, Rachel. Demonglass. (via wordsnquotes)
"Be strong, but not rude. Be kind, but not weak. Be humble, but not timid. Be proud, but not arrogant."