I guess my life hasn’t always been happy, or easy, or exactly what I wanted. At a certain point, I just have to try not to think too much about certain things, or else they’ll break my heart.

— Jonathan Franzen, Freedom (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

Fall in love with someone who’s comfortable with your silence. Find someone who doesn’t need your words to know it’s time to kiss you.

— Clairabelle Ann  (via rainydaysandblankets)

By Lauren Hom

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

— Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born physicist.  (via thatkindofwoman)

I know. I’m very hard to talk to. I realize that.

— J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.

— Unknown  (via coyotegold)