And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; and the winter passed, and the sun shone upon her.
— J. R. R. Tolkien (via budddha)
Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.
— Eugene O’Neill (via budddha)
I told her once I wasn’t good at anything. She told me survival is a talent.
— Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted (via sunst0ne)
She was a person you would not be surprised to find sitting by herself in a corner of the world where she didn’t belong, writing things in a notebook to prevent the rise of panic.
— Alice Munro, “Hold Me Fast, Don’t Let Me Pass” (via larmoyante)