"That awkward moment when you have German photoshop and you don’t know the language… Yet you still use it as is."
"Doesn’t matter how tough we are, trauma always leaves a scar. It follows us home, it changes our lives, trauma messes everybody up, but maybe that’s the point. All the pain and the fear and the crap. Maybe going through all of that is what keeps us moving forward. It’s what pushes us. Maybe we have to get a little messed up, before we can step up."
"Different people have different ways of responding to the thought that they’re very lucky to be alive. For me it seems to suggest a great responsibility to make the most of it. You’re extremely lucky to be here, the odds against your being here are far greater than the odds against your winning the lottery, so be thankful and spend your time - your brief time - under the sun looking around and rejoicing and wondering and being fascinated and trying to understand everything about the universe in which you’re so fortunate to be born."
Sometimes, I hint to people that yeah, I read fanfiction. And it’s like, whatever, no big deal, it’s just a fan’s interpretation of subtext and/or alternate endings. But if people actually knew what I read, I don’t think I’d have any friends.
"When your heart gets broken, you sort of see the cracks in everything."
That awkward moment when you realize that growing up sucks…
"I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you want, and do what makes you happy. That’s my life motto."
"We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."