"I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more. … What I dread is the isolation. … There are so many beautiful things in the world which I will have to leave when I die, but I’m ready, I’m ready, I’m ready."
— Maurice Sendak on Fresh Air in 2011. [all interviews with Sendak here] (via nprfreshair)
"People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like: “be realistic."
— Dylan Moran (via arpeggia)
"I wrote a poem about it, and then threw it away, because that’s the last thing I need right now: More words dedicated to people who will never dedicate a single thing to me."
— Thought Catalog (via koizoraa)
"She was a compulsive pessimist, always looking for the soft brown spot in the fruit, pressing so hard she created it."
— - Amy Waldman, The Submission (via m-lky)