About.

So basically, this is a list of my favourite quotes (in no particular order). 

[“Maybe our favourite quotations say more about us than the stories and people we’re quoting.” ~ John Green.]

  1. “We come back to each other in waves. This is how water loves.” ~ Nayyirah Waheed
  2. “We say goodbye and it sounds like get out.” – unknown
  3. “Writing as writing. Writing as rioting. Writing as righting. On the best days, all three” ~Teju Cole
  4. “I love him they way I wish I loved myself. And it’s awful.” ~ Y.B (cottoncandied.wordpress.com) πŸ’‹
  5. “Spiral downwards. But keep a ladder close by.” ~ Isha (isochronousinfatuations.wordpress.com) πŸ’œ
  6. “Listen to the walls of her house as they whisper what she screamed.” ~ H.J (acharmlesspoetess.tumblr.com) ❀️
  7. “I ask her, “How do you even choose what to steal?” She tells me, “When you’re not sure what you really want…. Just take everything.”” ~ Tucker Bryant, Reflections On Dating A Kleptomaniac
  8.  “Love yourself so we have something in common.” ~ Unknown
  9. “What can I do with this memory? Shake the bones out of it?” ~ Anne Sexton, Walking alone
  10. “I almost thanked you for teaching me something about survival back there, but then I remembered that the ocean never handed me the gift of swimming. I gave it to myself.” ~ YZ, What I Forgot To Remember 
  11. “It’s easier to miss her in a cemetery, where she’s never been anything but dead. Than to miss her in all the places she was alive.” – John Scalzi
  12. “The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.” ~ Homer, The Iliad 
  13. “I want to let everyone know that I’ve been in love tonight.” ~ Unknown
  14. “I’ve been talking in my sleep. And waking up with the taste of your name in my mouth.” ~ Unknown
  15. “I bet if we dusted her heart for fingerprints, we would only find yours.” and “You cracked hourglass with sand spilling from behind your ribs. You wasted my time.” ~ Rudy Fransisco, Scars (my all time favourite slam poet and slam poem.)
  16. “Mind you, sometimes the angels smoke, hiding it in their sleeves, and when the archangel comes, they throw their cigarettes away: that’s when you get shooting stars.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov
  17. “I miss you like a dart hits the iris of a bullseye, or a train ticket screams 4:30 at 4:47. I wanted to tell you that it’s my birthday on Thursday, and I would’ve wanted you to give me the gift of your guts on the floor one last time, to see if you still had it in you.” ~ Lucas Regazzi, Small
  18. “Mirrors are just glass, and you are more than that.” ~ r.i.d [inkskinned.tumblr.com] πŸ’š
  19. “My parents warned me about the drugs on the street, but not the ones with the hazel eyes and a heartbeat.” ~ Unknown
  20. “I closed the box, and put it in a closet. There’s no real way to deal with everything we lose.” ~ Joan Didion, Where I was from
  21. “I met this girl with honey eyes, and looking into them felt like I was intruding on a moment I wasn’t a part of.” ~ A.Y
  22. “Your tongue is a map of everywhere you’ve ever been, and I am constantly torn between trying to explore every story, and hiding from the things I’d rather not know.” ~ [sweetestsecrets.tumblr.com]
  23. “But who prays for satan? Who, in eighteen centuries has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it the most?” ~ Mark Twain
  24. “Sometimes my mind wanders; other times it leaves completely.” ~ Unknown
  25. “He will drag you right down with him and you won’t even care when he does.” ~ makeandoffer, The Monster Inside Of My Bed
  26. “I hate your cigarettes and the men that you go see, because one is killing you and the other is killing me.” ~ Front Porch Step, Aware
  27. “To think, a sweater is made entirely of knots. My stomach could clothe an entire village.” and “It will take me a few more years to learn flying is not pushing away the ground. Safety isn’t always safe. You can find one on every gun.”~ Andrea Gibson
  28. “I’m sorry that I only called after drinking six cups of coffee, but something about shaking reminded me of you.” and “I am burning every poem with your name in it.” ~ Lora Mathis
  29. “When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you don’t notice them.” ~ Lemony Snicket (πŸ’™)
  30. “Immortality was meant for pretty girls with unpretty lives.” ~ m.l
  31. “It was a huge disappointment as a child to fall in love with the stars and then find out how much math it takes to get anywhere near them.” ~ Unknown.
  32. “I’m sorry about the blood on your mouth; I wish it was mine. I couldn’t get the boy to kill me, but I wore his jacket for the longest time.” and “I’m always saving and you’re always owing and I’m tired of asking to settle the debt.” ~ Richard Siken, Crush
  33. β€œBut even we, with our supposed mastery of the English language, were not immune to the shortcoming of our vocabularies. Words can only help you if you speak them.” ~ Bianca Phipps, Almosts
  34. “History I just another word for how long I let him walk through the streets with my heart in between his teeth.” and “They ask for a ghost story, and I tell them ours.” ~ Fortesa Latifi
  35. You are kissing her in a crowded restaurant and it feels like praying. You are watching her instead of the meteor shower and you don’t even notice.” and “When is a monster not a monster? Oh, when you love it.” ~ Caityln Siehl
  36. “Since when is heartbreak so goddamn romantic? There is nothing pretty about losing feeling in my knuckles after squeezing my hands so tight to keep them from texting you.” ~ Khanti Karuna
  37. “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realise there are more important things.” ~ Calvin and Hobbes
  38. “Drop everything now, meet me in the pouring rain. Kiss me on the sidewalk and take away the pain.” and “Maybe we got lost in translation maybe I asked for too much. Maybe this was a masterpiece until you tore it all up.” ~ Taylor Swift (guilty pleasure.)
  39. “You are always ticking inside of me and I dream of you more often than I don’t. My body is a dead language and you pronounce each word perfectly.” ~ Sierra De Mulder, Unrequited Love
  40. “Eyes are the only things that don’t age, so if you fall in love with their eyes you’ll be in love forever.” and “I don’t get waves of missing you anymore. They’re more like tidal waves in my eyes.” ~ Ed Sheeran (How can you not love this man?)
  41. “Sometimes I’d look at him and sometimes he’d look at me. Neither of us would ever say anything, but anyone could tell that we wanted to. ~ S.G
  42. “The dreamers need the realists to keep them from soaring too close to the sun. And the realists? Well without the dreamers, they would never get off the ground.” ~ Modern Family
  43. “Falling in love with yourself doesn’t make you vain or selfish. It makes you indestructible.” ~ Unknown
  44. “She’s not cruel. Just practical. Like a kitchen knife. Still, the blade. And care.” ~ Rebecca Gayle Howell
  45. “Nobody will ever love you as much as an artist can. On your worst days, they will find poetry in the knots of your hair.” ~ k.p.k
  46. “Are you in love?” “Right now I am in love with art and being alone, but I have yet to fall in love with a boy who makes me feel like art and makes me forget what ‘alone’ feels like.” ~ Unknown
  47. “You were the lightning and I was the tree and your words were the fire that burnt down the best parts of me.” ~n.d
  48. “Tell them I was the warmest place you knew, and that you turned me cold.” and “We began with honesty, let us end in it too.” ~ Rupi Kaur πŸ’–
  49. “You were red. You liked me cause I was blue. You touched me and suddenly I was a lilac sky, and you decided purple just wasn’t for you.” and “I bet you kiss your knuckles right before they touch my cheek” ~ Halsey πŸ‘‘
  50. “Maybe if I step on enough flowers and break enough hearts, I just might forget that I’m made of broken parts.” ~ Unknown
  51. “An epilogue before we’re done, a sequel to what we’ve begun.” and “You sound so sweet when you lie to me.” ~ 5 Seconds Of Summer πŸ’Œ
  52. “He is not Midas; you have always been golden.” ~ m.u
  53. “I break the law because I’ve never broken a heart, and I want to know what it’s like to be the brick not the windowpane.” ~ Annabelle Nyst
  54.  “You can drag the boy away from the fire but but he’ll just keep setting everything aflame until ruins are the only home you know.” ~ Angela [wildfairy.tumblr.com] πŸ’›
  55. “We are the granddaughters of the witches you weren’t able to burn.” ~ Unknown
  56. “Sometimes it’s better not to think. Don’t fucking think. Because when you think you realise how fucked up everything is.” ~ Hedonist Poet
  57. “”Well, look who I ran into,” crowed Coincidence. “Please,” flirted Fate, “this was meant to be.”” ~ Unknown
  58. “He will call you miracle. Your face will unravel. This is his magic.” ~ Jeanann Verlee, Lessons On Loving A Prophet
  59. “Whats worse: to watch it go or to find it gone?” ~ 5:48
  60. “The more it goes, the more it’s gone, the more it takes away.” ~ Lang Leav, Time
  61. “I want to be dirty with you, but I also want to be thirty with you. I want you to hold me down and make me scream but also kiss our kid’s other cheek when they leave for college at eighteen. I want you to place teeth marks on both of my thighs, but I also want your handwritten wedding vows to make my bigoted grandparents cry. I want you to know that you can have it your way, but please, for the love of god, stay.” ~ Unknown
  62. “Shouldn’t we hold out for the people who not only tolerate our quirks but also kinda like them?” ~ Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother (I hated the ending tho. Ugh.)
  63. “The quiet scares me cause it screams the truth.” ~ Pink, Sober 
  64. “Last year, I kissed a boy with the same name and it felt like returning to the scene of the crime: I was afraid to leave fingerprints. I was afraid that he would find me.” ~ Ashe Vernon, Bruises πŸ’Ž
  65. “She decides god is no good, but he must exist, but he must exist so she can hold him accountable.” ~ Ada LimΓ²n, The Echo Sounder
  66. “Don’t stay in one place too long. It was the only way to stay ahead of the sadness.” ~ Leo Valdez, Heroes of Olympus
  67. “We do this because the world we live in is a house on fire and the people we love are burning.” ~ Sandra Cisneros, on Writing
  68. “We emotionally manipulated eachother until we thought it was love.” and “You’re a ghost town and I’m too patriotic to leave.” ~ Warsan Shire
  69. “There’s something about hanging out with the wicked kids.” ~ Lorde
  70. “You know, they say that there is a part of the human chest that if you strike it hard enough, the person’s heart explodes. This sounds like such a lie that I have to believe it’s the truth. If I were science, I’d never tell anyone where this place is. If I were science, I’d name this place after you.” ~ Cristin O’ Keefe, Not As Smart As I Think I Am.
  71. “Girls like me aren’t meant to be loved. But by god, we are meant to be remembered.” ~ Unknown
  72. “Because I sit here wondering if anything you said was true, and who it was that taught you to speak bullets without considering the exit wound. Tell me who.” ~ Flatsound, You Said Okay
  73. “I’d probably still adore you with your hands around my neck.” ~ Arctic Monkeys
  74. “If you could only see, the beast you made me.” ~ Florence + The Machine, Howl
  75. “I’m scared that I will never forget how to love you. I’m scared that I already have.” ~ [loveathighspeeds.tumblr.com] πŸ’š
  76. “So I say your name and my body is a lightning strike. So I say your name and forget my own.” and “tell me atlas, what is heavier? The world, or its’ people’s hearts?” ~ Darshana Suresh πŸ’‹
  77. “You don’t realise how much you care for someone until you hear that they got hurt.” ~ Unknown
  78. “And if it makes you less sad, we’ll start talking again. You can tell me how vile I already know I am.” ~ Brand New, Jesus Christ
  79. “You are an angel. Beware of those that collect feathers.” ~ Unknown 
  80. “One month to pick your heartstrings, two to seize your kingdom and the third to rule it.” ~ m.a, I Am Not Meant To Serve 
  81. “When a person dies and no one will miss them, the mourning is assigned to a random human. That is why you sometimes just feel sad.” ~ Welcome to Nightvale
  82. “I will lose you. It is written into this poem the way the fisherman’s wife knits his death into the sweater.” ~ Gregory Orr, The Sweater
  83. “And I’ll kiss him until my tongue forgets your name. He’ll bite my lip, apologise, and I’ll say, “don’t be sorry” and continue bleeding your face.” ~ Ari Eastman, Honestly
  84. “I’ve got a postcard mouth. All it ever says is: “wish you were here”.”and “I still remember you as a little girl who over waters her plants because she doesn’t know when to stop giving.” ~ Trista Mateer
  85. “Graveyards must be filled with all of the people I used to be.” and “Good girls gone sad, the city’s filled with them.” ~ Dreadthephotographer on instagram
  86. “You are what you love, not who loves you.” ~ Fall Out Boy
  87. “But I’ll soon forget the colour of your eyes, and you’ll forget mine.” ~ Pierce the Veil
  88. “I miss you. I miss you and I don’t call. But I don’t die. I don’t die but it feels like gasping for air underwater. It’s okay. This is how I become the sea.” – Maysa Mesto
  89. “And that was the day that I promised, I’d never sing of love if it does not exist. But darling, you are the only exception.” ~ Paramore, The Only Exception 
  90. “You fall asleep in my car, I drove the whole time. But that’s okay, I’ll just avoid the holes so you sleep fine.” ~ Twenty One Pilots, Car Radio
  91. “She’s the giggle at a funeral.” ~ Hozier, Take Me To Church
  92. “But if the earth ends in fire and the seas are frozen in time, there’ll be just one survivor; The memory that I was yours and you were mine.” ~ Marina and the Diamonds, Immortal
  93. “Poets are always taking the weather so personally. They are always sticking their emotions into things that have no emotions.” ~ Unknown
  94. “I want to do to you, what spring does with the cherry trees.” and “Tonight I can write the saddest lines. I loved her and sometimes she loved me too.” ~ Pablo Neruda
  95. “Imagine this: Instead of the dragon, it’s the princess with claws and fiery breath, who smashes her way from the confines of her castle and swallows men whole.” ~ Unknown
  96. “I had a dream that I was fine. I wasn’t crazy, I was divine.” ~ Lana Del Rey, I Can Fly
  97. “As for love- why is it never enough to save us?” ~ Erica Jong, Continental Divide
  98. “As I lay in my bed that night I wept as I hope few children have wept.” – Helen Keller
  99. “Because they tell us that boys will be boys, but they don’t tell them that girls are not your toys.” ~ Unknown
  100. “I’m clumsy with technology and emotions and you knew that right from the start but I don’t know how long that knowledge alone will keep you from replacing me as the keeper of your bruised heart.” ~ Harnidh [foreverawkwardandlearning.wordpress.com]
  101. “”Remember that summer?” “Which one?” “The one. We’ve all got that one.”” ~ Nick Miller

13 comments

  1. thegirlwiththetearyeyes · May 12, 2015

    I really love your blog and you write really really well!
    The way you think is amazing and I love how poetic you are. Thank you for putting your writings up here for us to read
    I love what you write
    Please please keep writing and inspiring
    Love you:)

    Liked by 1 person

  2. victor · August 2, 2015

    we met on omegle last night. i like your blog.

    dear drunk guy (now sober)

    Liked by 1 person

    • thegirlwiththewildeyes · August 2, 2015

      Right. From canada if I’m not wrong?
      And thank you so much ^.^
      How are you feeling now?

      Like

      • victor · August 10, 2015

        yea! i feel better haha, yourself? miss you lotsss

        Liked by 1 person

  3. Meghna. · September 12, 2015

    you are very very close to being my soulmate xP

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Randomnesswtv · November 23, 2015

    YOULITTLESHIT I LOVE YOU SO FREAKING MUCH AND IDC WHAT, YOUR POETRY IS BRILLIANT AND IT’S WORTH ALL THE EFFORT TO MAKE MY WIFI WORK xD

    Like

    • thegirlwiththewildeyes · November 24, 2015

      Haha, I love you too, babe ^.^
      I’d use all my wifi just to read a message from you (even if it’s just ‘lol’ <3)

      Like

  5. BoyfromCanada · December 22, 2015

    Kik; check it!

    Liked by 1 person

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