Do not try to be pretty. You weren’t meant to be pretty; you were meant to burn down the earth and graffiti the sky. Don’t let anyone ever simplify you to just “pretty.”
— Things I Wish My Mother Had Taught Me | d.a.s (via organicafe)
The Greek word for return is nostos. Algos means suffering. So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.
— Kundera, Milan. Ignorance (via blurrymelancholy)