The trick, kiddo,” his mom replies slowly. “Is finding someone who complements you instead of completes you. You need to be complete on your own.
— The Fight, and Fate
Sometimes the break in your heart is like the hole in the flute. Sometimes it’s the place where the music comes through.
— Andrea Gibson “Gospel Salt” (via ohandreagibson)
Before you know it it’s 3 am and you’re 80 years old and you can’t remember what it was like to have 20 year old thoughts or a 10 year old heart.
— Unknown (via mancerayder)
Lies I’ve Told My 3 Year Old Recently
Trees talk to each other at night.
All fish are named either Lorna or Jack.
Before your eyeballs fall out from watching too much TV, they get very loose.
Tiny bears live in drain pipes.
If you are very very quiet you can hear the clouds rub against the sky.
The moon and the sun had a fight a long time ago.
Everyone knows at least one secret language.
When nobody is looking, I can fly.
We are all held together by invisible threads.
Books get lonely too.
Sadness can be eaten.
I will always be there.
— Raul Gutierrez, “Lies I’ve Told My 3 Year Old Recently” (via mermaid songs)
This was another of our fears: that Life wouldn’t turn out to be like literature.
— The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes (via aigla)