So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to.
Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let them travel the world and explore life beyond a horizon that you exist in.
And know, deep down, that heroes aren’t qualified by their capacity to stay… but by their decision to return.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey (via hqlines)
To die would be an awfully big adventure.
—J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan (via hqlines)
A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
—Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (via hqlines)
But it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
—Lewis Carroll (via observando)
The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.
—Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (via hqlines)