Do not settle for less than exactly what you want. Your heart’s desires are there for a reason. Chase them. Pursue them relentlessly. Do not lose sight of your goals. They are your very reason for being.
— Franki Durbin (via artistsuffer)
Well, I can’t describe her exactly—except to say that she was beautiful. She was—tremendously alive.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald (via littlebirdsings)
She was only extemporizing, but a stirring warmth flowed from her, as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (15)
You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.
— (via ordinarywonder)