"Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape."
"I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God."
- Helen Keller (via permenantheadamage)
"How nice - to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive."
-Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five (via honeyforthehomeless)
"I thought, how could I not be in water every day? It is like sleep. Better. It is better than food that can fatten or sleep that can haunt. It is like breathing. But better."
-Francesca Lia Block (via fauxlita)