You call yourself a free spirit, a “wild thing,” and you’re terrified somebody’s gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself. And it’s not bounded in the west by Tulip, Texas, or in the east by Somali-land. It’s wherever you go. Because no matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself.
—Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s (via feellng)
There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.
—Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid (via feellng)
Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?
—Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife (via feellng)