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I hope you meet someone who wants to experience you and not just see you by their eyes. Someone who doesn’t only want to have sex with you but moves their fingers over your body like trying to find a city on a world map and mark their favourite destinations. Someone who wants to experience you like a masterpiece. whenever we observe a masterpiece we get the urge to touch it and most of the time we do, involuntarily, because it’s so perfect that we not only want to see it with our eyes and forget it’s details later on because I read somewhere that every time you recall a memory your brain edits it bit by bit so we long to experience it so that each part which contributes to it’s perfection stays with us afterall how scary it would be to forget how perfect you felt. So I hope someone experiences you like a summer breeze stroking your hair, like the warmth of bonfire on a chilly winter night, like the taste of that traditional homemade dish by a mother for her children who’s taste forever lingers in their mouth. I hope you find someone who justifies in treating you like the perfect art you are.

—The most beautiful submission ever sent to me from - sadgirlslikebadboys (via thejamesboyle)

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There is the great lesson of ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ that a thing must be loved before it is lovable.

—G.K. Chesterton (via wordsnquotes)

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The sun is perfect and you woke this morning. You have enough language in your mouth to be understood. You have a name, and someone wants to call it. Five fingers on your hand and someone wants to hold it. If we just start there, every beautiful thing that has and will ever exist is possible. If we start there, everything, for a moment, is right in the world.

—Warsan Shire (via wordsnquotes)

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If you want to be seen, stand up.
If you want to be heard, speak up.
If you want to be appreciated, shut up.

—Bill Cosby  (via wordsnquotes)

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I would always rather be happy than dignified.

—Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre.  (via wordsnquotes)

To understand just one life, you have to swallow the world.

—Rushdie, SalmanMidnight’s Children. (via wordsnquotes)

Even when I detach, I care. You can be separate from a thing and still care about it. If I wanted to detach completely, I would move my body away. I would stop the conversation midsentence. I would leave the bed. Instead, I hover over it for a second. I glance off in another direction. But I always glance back at you.

—Levithan. David. The Lover’s Dictionary.  (via wordsnquotes)

I know that the thing under my bed doesn’t exist. But I also know that if I keep my feet under the blanket, it won’t grab my ankle.

—Stephen King  (via wordsnquotes)