"It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. So throw away your baggage and go forward. There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck you down into fear and self-pity and despair. That’s why you must walk so lightly. Lightly my darling…"
— Aldous Huxley, Island (via dragonflycup)
(Source: quotes-shape-us, via earth-oddity)
"You’ll meet her. She’s very pretty, even though sometimes she’s sad for many days at a time. You’ll see, when she smiles, you’ll love her."
— Pan’s Labryrinth (via forgoutten)
(Source: kbass2112, via spardyl)
"When you understand that, what you’re telling is just a story. It isn’t happening anymore. When you realize the story you’re telling is just words, when you can just crumble up and throw your past in the trashcan, then we’ll figure out who you’re going to be."
— Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (via theunquotables)