You’ll know her more by your questions than by her answers. Keep looking at her long enough. One day you might see someone you know.
— Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl (via thatkindofwoman)
Only where the state ends, there begins the human being who is not superfluous: there begins the song of necessity, the unique and inimitable tune.
— Nietzsche (via thatkindofwoman)
Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.
— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (p. 148)
When you are used to the kind of life—of never getting anything you want—you stop knowing what it is you want.
— Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (via cookthechef)