"I heard that you were living well, but you don’t look like you’re living to me. Although the sparkle is gone, your smile is in place, so that everyone watching will see. You’ve got them all convinced. But I know so well that you could list your friends, but you can’t count on them. Hold it now, you’ve got everyone convinced that you’re alright when no one else is quite as vulnerable."
"My mouth is a fire escape. The words coming out don’t care that they are naked, there is something burning in here."
Andrea Gibson (via
"It takes ten times as long to put yourself together as it does to fall apart."
Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay (via