I can only assume that there’s only one thing more frustrating than not being able to find someone, and that’s not being found. I would want someone to find me, more than anything.
— Cecelia Ahern, A Place Called Here (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)
…I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire…I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it. Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.
— Charles Darwin, The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82 (via wordsnquotes)