“I’ve wanted to kill myself a hundred times, but I still love life. That ridiculous weakness is perhaps one of our most pernicious inclinations. What could be more stupid to persist in carrying a burden that we constantly want to cast off, to hold our existence in horror, yet cling to it nonetheless, to fondle the serpent that devours us, until it has eaten our heart?” —Voltaire, Candide (via lungs-)
“Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go and it will be yours forever.” —(via flowerroflife)
“Another thing is no matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.” —Chuck Palahniuk; from Invisible Monsters
Season finale of game of thrones is on again.