"I have been ten days in this temple
and my heart is restless.
The scarlet thread of lust at my feet
has reached up long.
If someday you come looking for me,
I will be in a shop that sells fine seafood,
a good drinking place,
or a brothel."

- Ikkyu.

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"Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony."

   ~   Douglas Coupland (via 1112pm)

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"Part of being human is that we can’t go back, we can only hope that if we come across that moment again we’ll do it the right way."

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Fall in love with a girl who writes;
she will turn the freckles on your skin
into metaphors about stars and the galaxy
and make you fall in love with them.

Fall in love with a girl who writes;
she will turn your dull jokes into songs
that she’ll sing to you at 2am on a Tuesday
and make you fall in love with them.

Fall in love with a girl who writes;
she will turn your sadness
into stories about love and loss
and make you fall in love with them.

Fall in love with a girl who writes;
she will turn all of your flaws and mishaps
into beautiful words
and make you understand why she loves you.

"

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"Be with the one who makes you forget how terrified you are of falling in love"

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"Sometimes, if not most of the time, you find out who you are by figuring out who and what you are not."

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Kelly Cutrone in “If You Have to Cry Go Outside” (via havingwings)

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"As in a story, so is life. Not how long it is, but how good it is. This is what matters."

   ~   Seneca.