I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something directed my way by members of the opposite sex. For want of a better word, call it magnetism. Like it or not, it’s a kind of power that snares people and reels them in.

Haruki Murakami (via theunquotables)

You deserve someone who knows how to make things up to you after hurting you. Not someone who is very good with just the word “sorry.”

Unknown (via belowjob)

Try to remember it always. Remember that you and I made this journey, that we went together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.

Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake  (via petrichour)

She may have looked normal on the outside, but once you’d seen her handwriting you knew she was deliciously complicated inside.

Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot (via masoeuretmoi)