Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches away each day as it comes, and denies us the present by promising the future. The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today…The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately.Seneca
September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret.
It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.John Updike (via misswallflower)
life is messy in this beautiful way.
life is beautiful in this messy way.
If we understood ourselves better, we would damage ourselves less.James Baldwin