For sometimes you can’t help but crave some ruin in what you love.— Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea (via quotes-shape-us)
Not everything is supposed to become something beautiful and long-lasting. Sometimes people come into your life to show you what is right and what is wrong, to show you who you can be, to teach you to love yourself, to make you feel better for a little while, or to just be someone to walk with at night and spill your life to.
She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life.— Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated (via quotes-shape-us)