She looked at me, like she was drinking in the fact that I was still here. And I realized I was doing the same thing. The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.

Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian (via bibliophilebunny)
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Yeah , I’m here," I said . "But thinking you have me is a delusion.Does the fish have a bear just because it’s within the reach of the claws?

Jaron
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We came and went, and life goes on, and the land that was here before is will still be here after we’re dead and gone. Birds will still fly. Rain will still fall. The world didn’t end, it just … reset.

Dan Wells, Fragments (via livingthroughbooks)
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No. I can survive well enough on my own— if given the proper reading material.

Sarah J. MaasThrone of Glass (via feellng)
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Watching people is a good hobby, but you have to be careful about it. You can’t let people catch you staring at them. If people catch you, they treat you like a first-class criminal. And maybe they’re right to do that. Maybe it should be a crime to try to see things about people they don’t want you to see.

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt (via quotemybooks)
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Letting go. Everyone talks about it like it’s the easiest thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one until your hand is open.

Where She Went by Gayle Forman (via books-foreverandalways)
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Emotions are powerful sources of energy. They are what makes us alive. They provide proof of our souls.

Emma Raveling, Whirl (via quoted-books)
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I guess I’ll never measure up to anyone’s expectations. I surely don’t measure up to what I’d like to be.

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