"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