“It’s hard to see a friend hurt this much. Especially when you can’t do anything except “be there”. I want to make him stop hurting, but I can’t. So, I just follow him around whenever he wants to show me his world.”—Perks of Being a Wallflower
“So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”—Stephen Chbosky (via spir4l)
“It’s just that I don’t want to be somebody’s crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too.”—The Perks of Being a Wallflower (via mockingjayarias)
“When did we see each other face-to-face? Not until you saw into my cracks and I saw into yours. Before that, we were just looking at ideas of each other, like looking at your window shade but never seeing inside. But once the vessel cracks, the light can get in. The light can get out.”—― John Green, Paper Towns (via we-are-what-we-repeatedly-do)
Maybe not everything is supposed to last forever. Certain things are like ... like ... skywriting. Like, like, like a really beautiful thing that lasts for a couple moments and then... You know?