She liked the way a ray of mild autumn sun infiltrating the thick cluster of trees caught a reddish orange leaf swirling in the wind and transformed it golden yellow. She liked that it wasn’t a leaf she recognised, that she could name or associate with her past.

Renita D’Silva Monsoon Memories
31.07.14 with 6 notes
Follow your heart but take your brain with you.

Alfred Adler
31.07.14 with 9 notes
Just be sure that you observe carefully what wells up within you and place that above everything that you notice around you.

Rainer Maria Rilke Letters To A Young Poet
31.07.14 with 6 notes
I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.

Jane Austen Sense And Sensibility
30.07.14 with 23 notes
If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.

Jane Austen Sense And Sensibility
30.07.14 with 3 notes
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.

Jane Austen Sense And Sensibility
30.07.14 with 20 notes
Love does not stand still, as everyone knows; it is always adding to its own shape whether by advance or retreat. Wounds can be absorbed, but only like elements embodied in a story; they are always there, part of the meaning.

Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger
30.07.14 with 4 notes
Nothing a man suffers will prevent him from inflicting suffering on others. Indeed, it will teach him the way.

Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger
30.07.14 with 7 notes
I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.

Jane Austen Emma
29.07.14 with 46 notes
It is better to be loved by one person who knows your soul than millions who don’t even know your phone number.

Richard Paul Evans The Walk
29.07.14 with 5 notes
Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions.

Jane Austen Mansfield Park
29.07.14 with 10 notes
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.

Jane Austen Mansfield Park
29.07.14 with 4 notes
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.

Jane Austen Mansfield Park
29.07.14 with 2 notes
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen Mansfield Park
28.07.14 with 110 notes
In the end, we all lose it. Remember that. In the end, we own nothing.

Richard Paul Evans Miles To Go
28.07.14 with 24 notes