"The world had ended, and I was the only person who knew it. People walked along the streets as if the pavements hadn’t all crumbled beneath their feet. They pretended to breathe in and out while all the time I knew the air had been sucked away in a monstrous inhalation from God himself. I alone was suffocating in the nightmare."
- Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (via kindredelephants)
"It made me wonder how many times we forgive just because we don’t want to lose someone, even if they don’t deserve our forgiveness."
- Deb Caletti, Honey, Baby, Sweetheart (via quotethat)