It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
― ― Ralph Waldo Emerson (via psych-quotes)
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
― ― George Eliot (via psych-quotes)
A poem begins with a lump in the throat.
― Robert Frost (via wryer)
He hurt me more than anyone ever has, but he loved me better than anyone ever did, too.
― Nyrae Dawn, Measuring Up (via simply-quotes)