“Sheldon: You have about as much chance of going out with Penny as the Hubble Telescope has of finding that at the center of each black hole there’s a little man with a flashlight trying to find the circuit breaker.”—The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV series)
“It’s a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than “Try to be a little kinder.”—Aldous Huxley, writer & philosopher, to his MIT colleague, Huston Smith, in 1960
“If it is your time love will track you down like a cruise missile. If you say “No! I don’t want it right now,” that’s when you’ll get it for sure. Love will make a way out of no way. Love is an exploding cigar which we willingly smoke.”—Lynda Barry, writer & cartoonist
“The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.”—Thomas Merton (via julie911) (via quote-book) (via poeticheartache)
“You know that place between sleep and awake?
The place where you can still remember dreaming.
That’s where I’ll always love you.
That’s where I’ll be waiting.”—Peter Pan (via luckyitsjoy, yourhappyplace)