christmas is so much worse as you get older it’s like “what do you want this year?” “a sense of purpose”
When my absence doesn’t alter your life, then my presence has no meaning in it.
— Unknown (via rainydaysandblankets)
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.
— Leo Tolstoy (via rainydaysandblankets)
I hate slick and pretty things. I prefer mistakes and accidents. Which is why I like things like cuts and bruises— they’re like little flowers. I’ve always said that if you have a name for something, like ‘cut’ or ‘bruise,’people will automatically be disturbed by it. But when you see the same thing in nature, and you don’t know what it is, it can be very beautiful.
— David Lynch (via stuff—n—things)
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
— Mark Twain (via stuff—n—things)