"She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city."
— Roman Payne, The Wanderess (via larmoyante)
"I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us."
— Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed
"It’s only terrible to have nothing to wait for."
— Erich Maria Remarque, Three Comrades
"If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues."
— Edward Bulwer-Lytton
"You’re gorgeous, you old hag, and if I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence. Either that or a scented candle."
— David Nicholls, One Day