There are certain people who come into your life, and leave a mark. Their place in your heart is tender; a bruise of longing, a pulse of unfinished business. Just hearing their name pushes and pulls at you in a hundred ways, and when you try to define those hundred ways, describe them even to yourself, words are useless.
― Sara Zarr (via impf)

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There’s nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else.
― Brad Meltzer, The Inner Circle  (via impf)

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Being happy is a very personal thing—and it really has nothing to do with anyone else .
― Abraham-Hicks, Getting Into the Vortex (via scared-tobreathe)

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Every word has consequences. Every silence, too.
― Jean Paul Sartre, from The Selected Essays (via tellmefive)

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Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.
― (via suchvodka)

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