"In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount."
Haruki Murakami, After Dark (via quotethat)
"It’s sort of weird if you think about it. We live in a pretty apathetic age, yet we’re surrounded by an enormous amount of information about other people. If you feel like it, you can easily gather that information about them. Having said that, we still hardly know anything about people."
Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (via larmoyante)
"It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way."
Rollo May (via hqlines)
"And you think she deserves better than you. You are right. So be better than you."
Rachel Wiley, from “Her Name” (via iflovebeblind)
"If you can sit in silence with a person for half an hour and yet be entirely comfortable, you and that person can be friends. If you cannot, friends you’ll never be and you need not waste time in trying."