“ Stop romanticising people that treat you bad and find someone who realizes you’re actually important ”
— advice from a friend
“ Even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels. ”
— Natalie Standiford, “How to Say Goodbye in Robot”
“ Poets romanticise heartbreak
because making it sound pretty
is better than ripping our hearts out and placing it on a piece of paper ”
“ Yet you still value the things you’ve lost the most. Because the things you’ve lost are still perfect in your head. They never rusted. They never broke. They are made of the memories you once had, which only grow rosier and brighter, day by day. They are made of the dreams of how wonderful things could have been and must never suffer the indignity of actually still existing. Of being real. Of having flaws. Of breaking and deteriorating. Only the things you no longer have will always be perfect. ”
— Iain Thomas
“ Three simple rules in life.
1. If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it.
2. If you do not ask, the answer will always be no.
3. If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place. ”
“ I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. ”
— Robin Williams