I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. — American Horror Story I had not intended to love him: the reader knows I have wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and no, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously revived, green and strong! He made me love him without looking at me. — Charlotte Bronte, “Jane Eyre” Every girl can be glamorous; all you need to do is stand still and look stupid. — Hedy Lamarr Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. — Mark Twain if you close your eyes, you see darkness. But if you keep them closed for long enough... you'll see light. — Effy Stonem (Skins) Maybe we like the pain. Maybe we're wired that way. Because without it, I don't know; maybe we just wouldn't feel real. What's that saying? Why do I keep hitting myself with a hammer? Because it feels so good when I stop. — Meredith Grey (Grey's Anatomy) We're frightened of what makes us different — Anne Rice. We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage: when thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, and ask of thee forgiveness: and we'll live, and pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh at gilded butterflies. — Sakespeare's King Lear. Your idea of me is fabricated with materials you have borrowed from other people and from yourself. what you think of me depends on what you think of yourself. perhaps you create your idea of me out of material you would like to eliminate from your own idea of yourself. perhaps your idea of me is a reflection of what other people think of you. or perhaps what you think of me is simply what you think i think of you. — Thomas Merton. Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — A. Einstein. Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. — Edgar Allan Poe. I surround myself with people I find intellectually stimulating. We accept the love we think we deserve. — Stephen Chbosky. Life falls down on me, cuts into my soul, but I know I got the strength to make it through it all, cause I'm still standing tall, breaking through this wall I'm gonna give my all. — Raise it up (August Rush) I'm having a hard time, I'm making you do the hard time too; I'm stuck in a bad way, and I'm gonna make you pay for it. — Fauxliage, "All The World" There are still some things I'd like to say to you, some things you should see, but since we're not that close no more I'm gonna have to let it be. Although it's really annoying, and it's bugging me a lot, I'm just gonna be quiet, and maybe you will work it out, but I doubt it. — Lacrosse, "You Can't Say No Forever" Den: Mamá! Mamá! Ya se porqué no tengo novio! Mom: Porqué? Den: Por mi anillo, que parece de compromiso *trollface* Mom: QUÍTATELO EN ESTE INSTANTEEEEE!