Foreign lands never yield their secrets to a traveller. The best they offer are tantalising snippets, just enough to inflame the imagination. The secrets they do reveal are your own - the ones you have kept from yourself. And this is reason enough to travel, to leave home.
Graeme Sparkes (via thatkindofwoman)
There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Unconsoled (via itsfromabook)
People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely.
Hans F. Hansen
Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those remarkably rare, addictive ones who just bring out the most. Of everything. They make you feel so alive that you’d follow them straight into hell, just to keep getting your fix.
Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever (via thatkindofwoman)
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.
C.G. Jung (via rauchwolken)