Lovely quotes / 23

Friday, July 05, 2019
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“I’m waiting for someone to swallow me up, but with all my thorns.”
— Gina Labriola

“There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable.”
— C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

“The moon lives in the lining of your skin.”
— Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and Song of Despair

“The wind catching her clothes, her hair. Her arms free, her heart closing and opening savagely, but her face bright and serene beneath the sun.”
— Clarice Lispector

“I used to imagine adventures for myself; I invented a life, so that I could at least exist somehow.”
— Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground

“We’re neither pure; nor wise; nor good; we do the best we know.”
— Voltaire

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“People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world.”
— Kim Culbertson, The Liberation of Max McTrue

“Almost. It’s a big word for me. I feel it everywhere. Almost home. Almost happy. Almost changed. Almost, but not quite… Soon, maybe.”
— Joan Bauer, Almost Home

“No one will understand you. It is not, ultimately, that important. What is important is that you understand you.”
— Matt Haig, The Humans

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.”
— Sylvia Plath

“I was feeling very comfortable; the coffee had warmed me up, and through the open door came scents of flowers and breaths of cool night air.”
— Albert Camus, The Stranger

2 comments

  1. Such a lovely collection of quotes! I think one of my favorite things to do when I am feeling down or sad is to scroll through Pinterest to find some inspirational quotes :) Great blog!
    Jenna ♥
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