"I automatically assume people won’t like me, so I don’t talk to them unless they approach me first. I can’t become a part of a crowd because I can’t get past that feeling that I don’t belong."
"You focus on the wrong stuff. It’s true, you are terrible at a lot of things, but there are a couple things that nobody else does as well as you do. It drives me bananas that you will — you will throw yourself away completely because of one or two things that you think about that you think are wrong about you. And that’s what breaks my heart … You gotta ignore those and lean towards the things that make you like yourself. Forget everything else. Fake it. Fake your way upwards."
"Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves."
Girls dorm rooms from the 1960s. Word to that psychedelic bedspread and the pro-Puffin poster.
(Source: 60s-girl, via excrutiate)
"I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt."
"How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?"
Do you ever wonder about how an author would describe you in a novel? Not only your appearance but the way you talk and laugh and hold yourself and all the expressions on your face?
(Source: thesnowinthedarkness, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)