“Life happens too fast for you to ever think about it.” —Kurt Vonnegut (via honeyforthehomeless)
“It is perfectly true, as philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.” —Søren Kierkegaard (via nuaira)
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson (via intervals)
“You can walk away from someone who doesn’t love you. And you can walk away from someone you don’t love. But when the love is mutual the hardest thing is to walk away.” —Brandon Roy on his retirement (via anaccumulation)
I know the end of the story: I come up from the wilderness, leaning on my Beloved.