"It’s not that I can’t fall in love. It’s really that I can’t help falling in love with too many things all at once. So, you must understand why I can’t distinguish between what’s platonic and what isn’t, because it’s all too much and not enough at the same time."
First Kiss (creator asked 20 strangers to kiss for the first time)
"You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in."
Eliezer Yudkowsky (via thatkindofwoman)
"The female doesn’t want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, she wants a man who understands her eyes if she gets sad, and points to his chest and say : “Here is your home country.”"
Nizar Qabbani (via thatkindofwoman)
"…throw roses into the abyss and say: ‘here is my thanks to the monster who didn’t succeed in swallowing me alive.’"
Friedrich Nietzsche (via thatkindofwoman)
"I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark."
Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love