“Maybe you can afford to wait.
Maybe for you there’s a tomorrow.
Maybe for you there’s one thousand
tomorrows, or three thousand, or
ten, so much time you can bathe in
it, roll around it, let it slide like coins
through you fingers. So much time
you can waste it. But for some of us
there’s only today. And the truth
is, you never really know.”
– Lauren Oliver
“That’s what real love amounts to,
letting a person be what he really is.
Most people love you for who you
pretend to be. To keep their love,
you keep pretending, performing.
You get to love your pretense. It’s
true, we’re locked in an image, an
act and the sad thing is, people get
so used to their image, they grow
attached to their masks. They love
their chains. They forget all about
who they really are. And if you try
to remind them, they hate you for it,
they feel like you’re trying to steal
their most precious possession.”
– Jim Morrison
“I want to see you. Know your
voice. Recognize you when you first
come ’round the corner. Sense your scent
when I come into a room you’ve just left.
Know the lift of your heel, the glide of
your foot. Become familiar with the way
you purse your lips then let them part, just
the slightest bit, when I lean in to your
space and kiss you. I want to know the
joy of how you whisper “more.”