I want to live a life that is worth documenting.
Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.
The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went.
The scariest moment is always just before you start.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Never chase love, affection or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having.
I feel like we have a secret that nobody else gets.
Because I DECIDED on you. Don’t you get that? I decided on you. I don’t want to go fucking other girls and then walk around feeling thrilled and then sad or empty or whatever. I like the smell of your hair and I like the sound of your voice and I fucking decided on you.
- Charlie, on how he doesn’t care that he’s not “in love” with Marnie (via yourownkathleen