"I do not know who I am, where I am going — and I am the one who has to decide the answers to these hideous questions."
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals (via frenchtwist)
Hanif Kureishi, Intimacy and Midnight All Day
"The past is hidden somewhere outside the realm, beyond the reach of intellect, in some material object (in the sensation which that material object will give us) which we do not suspect. And as for that object, it depends on chance whether we come upon it or not before we ourselves must die."
Remembrance of Things Past: Swann’s Way, Marcel Proust
"You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free."
Thich Nhat Hanh