She had been so young, so lonely and naive, that she imagined herself as some sort of vessel to be filled up with love. But it wasn’t like that. The love was within her all the time, and its only renewal came from giving it away.
― The Memory Keeper’s Daughter (Kim Edwards)
I sighed and felt selfish. I should be grateful for everything. Why is it easier to sit around feeling sorry for yourself than it is to drag yourself out of bed and appreciate what you have? Why is it so much easier to dwell on what you lack?
― Awaken (Katie Kacvinsky)
Nobody will ever love you quite the way you want them to. You just have to let them do their best.
― Axel (via cknd)
Some people leave, yeah, and it sucks. But some people don’t leave, and they never will. And sometimes people are there, but you just can’t see them. But they’re still there.
― Robin Benway, The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, & June (via simply-quotes)