"The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image."
- Thomas Merton (via emotional-algebra)
"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
- John Burroughs (via emotional-algebra)
"You can’t just make me different and then leave. You can’t. You can’t change me and make my whole life centered around you, then leave."
- John Green, Looking for Alaska. (via 13neighbors)