idk i just loved that quote

She wanted so to be tranquil, to be someone who took walks in the late-afternoon sun, listening to the birds and crickets and feeling the whole world breathe. Instead, she lived in her head like a madwoman locked in a tower, hearing the wind howling through her hair and waiting for someone to come and rescue her from feeling things so deeply that her bones burned. She had plenty of evidence that she had a good life. She just couldn’t feel the life she had. It was as though she had cancer of the perspective.
—  Carrie Fisher, Postcards From the Edge
8

“If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity of the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away… It was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which it is not likely I shall ever find again.”
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925)

they say he stole her,
as if Persephone were only something to be coveted
and not a goddess in her own right,
as if she were not as feared in their realm as he.

they say that he corrupted her,
that Hades’s flower wilted under the stench of his death
but they forget that Spring is rebirth,
that if anyone could be touched by the underworld and flourish,
that it would be her.


they say that he tricked her,
that she did not want to stay.
but they forget how the winter drags on,
how each year it creeps in sooner,
leaving bones aching for a hint of her warmth,
and it is not because he will not let her leave
it is because
she does not want to go.

—  C.B. 
6

        What’s in a name? A thousand songs. Hundreds of photographs. A million stories.  
                                           Everything.  Everything is in a name.

                                           Everything is in your name. (insp)

Love doesn’t need to last a lifetime for it to be real. You can’t judge the quality of a love by the length of time it lasts. Everything dies, love included. Sometimes it does with a person, sometimes it does on its own. The greatest love story ever told doesn’t have to be about two people who spent their whole lives together. It might be about a love that lasted two weeks or two months or two years, but burned brighter and hotter and more brilliantly than any other love before or after.
—  Krystal Sutherland, Our Chemical Hearts
It’s okay
I understand
I knew it
From the beginning
You’d be my friend
At the beginning
But you’d find someone
Who is more
Interesting than I
More fun than I
More happier than I
And you will
Replace me with ease
It’s okay
I understand
I knew it
From the beginning
That I was destined
To be alone
—  Me
3

…”The music was a blade, knifing through the dark. The melody sang and the Corsai arced back as one, as if repelled by the single, massive beam. They hissed like steam and broke apart, and fell away beneath the music…”

I know that I’m difficult to love. I don’t want to be alone, and more than that, I don’t want to be without you. And I promise you that someday I’ll be better for you.
—  I’m too tired to say this to you so I’ll tell the Internet instead.
Signs + (unpopular(?)) TFC quotes

Aries: “Revenge is a motivator only for the weak-willed.”

Taurus: "Neil hit Riko,“ Matt said. "It was beautiful.”

Gemini: "Interesting,” Neil said. “Last week you said nothing gets under your skin.”

Cancer: “Don’t you dare ‘Coach?’ me, you malfunctioning retard.”

Leo: “It’s hard to kill a man when everyone’s eyes are on him. Make them love you, make them hate you. I don’t care. Just make them look at you.”

Virgo: “Seeing what people have done, what people continue to do, to my Foxes. I wish I could protect you, but I’m always too late. All I can do is patch you up afterward and hope for the best. I’m sorry, Neil. We should have been there for you.” 

Libra: "Great,” Wymack said. “He’s turning into another you. That’s just what I needed.” 

Scorpio: "This isn’t yes. This is a nervous breakdown. I know the difference even if you don’t.”

Sagittarius: “You couldn’t at least use an Exy idiom? I hate baseball.”

Capricorn: “I’d rather find out exactly why and when you two hooked up than think about this awfulness any longer, so let’s talk about that on the ride back instead.“ 

Aquarius: "Maybe I got tired of seeing Kevin bend. Or maybe it was the zombies.” 

Pisces: "and my father comes to all of my games. That is enough.”

10

2016 bones challengeday 5: favourite season(s) ~ seasons 5 and 9
“Nothing in this universe happens just once. Nothing. Infinity goes in both directions. There is no unique event, no singular moment.”