Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage
Lao Tzu (via permeate)
You’re going to have people who are going to say ‘Oh, you know like, she just writes songs about her ex-boyfriends’ and I think frankly that’s a very sexist angle to take. No one says that about Ed Sheeran. No one says it about Bruno Mars. They’re all writing songs about their exes, their current girlfriends, their love-life, and no one raises a red flag there.
Taylor Swift on some peoples views on her songwriting. (x)
The Greek word for return is nostos. Algos means suffering. So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.
Kundera, Milan (via handcraftedinvirginia)