"It always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place."
— The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (via quote-book
"You may think your only choices are to swallow your anger or throw it in someone’s face, but there’s a third option - you can just let it go. And only when you do that is it really gone and you can move forward."
— Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother
"Spinning like a ghost
on the bottom of a
I’m haunted by all
the space that I
will live without
"There are certain emotions in your body that not even your best friend can sympathize with, but you will find the right film or the right book, and it will understand you."
"I’ve never known any trouble that an hour’s reading didn’t assuage."
"Instead, I tell him that he’ll always be a part of my life, and then I let him go."
— Laurie Faria Stolarz, from Deadly Little Games
"And while I didn’t know it then,
this would be my first lesson
measuring the distance between desire
and its undoing."