"In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters."
— Tahereh Mafi, Shatter me (via islandofmisfitthoughts)
"Once you lose someone it is never exactly the same person who comes back."
— Sharon Olds, Satan Says (via thatdamnblog)
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"Finding someone worth waking up to is better than finding someone to sleep with."
— (via wordsthatheals)
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"'I can always tell when you're reading somewhere in the house,' my mother used to say. 'There's a special silence, a reading silence.'"
— Francis Spufford (via thatkindofwoman)
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