"Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily."
- Lemony Snicket
(The Beatrice Letters)
"Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds onto you.. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic."
- Anaïs Nin, and the bane of my fucking existence. (via