"I want to be someone else or I’ll explode."

Radiohead, “Talk Show Host”

"April was too lonely a month to spend alone. In April, everyone around me looked happy. People would throw their coats off and enjoy each other’s company in the sunshine—talking, playing catch, holding hands. But I was always by myself."

Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

"Absence is a house so vast
that inside you will pass through its walls
and hang pictures on the air."

Pablo Neruda, excerpt from “Sonnet XCIV”

"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