Look, let me put it this way: with me, you’re number one and there isn’t even a number two.
— Charles Bukowski
The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life, and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too. The people that love you, simply for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of people.
I want the parts that you’ve tried to throw away – the parts that you were convinced no one could ever love.
— Connotativewords [ jl ] I Want
Her philosophy is carpe diem for herself and laissez-faire for others.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
— George Jean Nathan.
Being brokenhearted is like having broken ribs. On the outside it looks like nothing’s wrong, but every breath hurts.
— Greg Behrendt