She knows what it’s like to love someone who cannot love you back. Someone who needs you, holds you, yes, but someone who will never know that love is the knife in your heart.
She’s an absolute idiot!
I loved you even when you forgot me.
And-for a little while-you loved me back.
He offered his love … she could not bother,
She gives her love to the other! The other!
All these years I’ve had a story in my mind, the story about us that never really existed. And because of that story, I’ve kept you framed up on the wall in a little box of nostalgic moonlight.
The biggest curse in life is not loosing your love, but not being loved by someone you love.
Hunting hawks did not belong in cages, no matter how much a man coveted their grace, no matter how golden the bars. They were far more beautiful soaring free. Heartbreakingly beautiful.
To love completely is to remember a time and place before; the knowledge of losing it only strengthens it.
-from Who Has Known Heights: The Mystique Memoirs of a Melancholic Mind
What made you feel that stomach-churning agony for one person and not another? If Bridget were God, she would have made it against the law for you to feel that way about someone without them having to feel it for you right back.
If I could undo everything,” Tony said, “I would never have gone to that party. I was an idiot, Kelly, and it cost me the love of my life.