"The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself."
"I understood that I was inventing myself, and that I was doing this more in the way of a painter than in the way of a scientist. I could not count on precision or calculation; I could only count on intuition. I did not have anything exactly in mind, but when the picture was complete I would know."
"I am different, not less."
— Temple Grandin
"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
"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