same old fears

"And in the end, we were all just humans.
Drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokeness".
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Come home and take me in your arms and take
away this stomach ache, headache, heartache.
- Marilyn Hacker, from Coda (via violentwavesofemotion)
I think sometimes
too much is asked of us;
I think sometimes
our consolations are the costliest thing.
- Louise Glück, from Relic (via violentwavesofemotion)
I wrap myself
inside myself.
I haven’t forgiven myself, though. Perhaps my heart is only getting ready to forgive. I shall struggle with my heart. You see, I’ve grown to love my tears […]
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov (via violentwavesofemotion)
Although she was excited, she was melancholy, too. It was as though some heavy, overwhelming anxiety were weighing upon her.
-  Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov (via violentwavesofemotion)
It’s not my job to make you a better man and I don’t give a shit if I’ve made you a better man. It’s not a fucking woman’s job to be consumed and invaded and spat out so that some fucking man can evolve.
- Jenny Schecter, from The L Word (via violentwavesofemotion)

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I am too tired and I miss you too much.
- de Beauvoir, Simone. A Transatlantic Love Affair: Letters to Nelson Algren.  (via wordsnquotes)

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You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.
- Ernest Hemingway (via wordsnquotes)

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She seems at once destructive and helpless.