New acquaintance: Do you read books?
Me: YES YEES YEEEEEES DID YOU KNOW THAT LAST WEEK, I MET THREE AUTHORS AND I LOVE THEM AND YES I READ BOOKS LIKE 5 BOOKS A WEEK DO YOU READ BOOKS I HAVE A LOT OF FAVORITEs DID YOU READ THAT BOOK TITLED YES OHMYGOD HOW DID YOU KNOW I READ BOOKS IS IT OBVIOUS --
Friend: *answers acquaintance* Yes. She reads books.
You don’t realize how alone you are until you’re staying up every night thinking about things you should never think of and you cant tell anybody because you have nobody to tell.
I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.
Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.
Eric Thomas (via moaka)