"I think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul. This world is so guarded and fearful. I appreciate rawness so much."
"You have to surrender to your mediocrity, and just write. Because it’s hard, really hard, to write even a crappy book. But it’s better to write a book that kind of sucks rather than no book at all, as you wait around to magically become Faulkner. No one is going to write your book for you and you can’t write anybody’s book but your own."
Cheryl Strayed (via maxkirin)
Just bought Wild today! Been meaning to read it forever! (Even before I ran into Reese Witherspoon on the street in Portland when she’d just gotten there to film the movie haha.)
The only way to beat mediocrity is going through it, not around it
"There is no shame in being hungry for another person."
"Someone asked me what home was and all I could think of were the stars on the tip of your tongue, the flowers sprouting from your mouth, the roots entwined in the gaps between your fingers, the ocean echoing inside of your ribcage."
"Cause you were right Burt. It’s not enough to just have talent, you got to have character too… and I sure got character now. I picked it up in a hotel room in Louisville."
— Fast Eddie Felson- The Hustler
"Fear is nonacceptance of what is."
"All grown ups are pirates."
— Hook- Rufio