Saying my name will not be easy in any era, in any century, nor in any time.
― Imam Ali (a.s)
My skin has turned from porcelain, to ivory, to steel.
― George R. R. Martin   (via whitemane)

just wanna get rich enough to buy my mom all the shit she deserves 

The soul has been given it’s own ears to hear things, that the mind doesn’t understand
― Rumi (via saalik)
The weapon of a believer who is battling the internal enemy is his broken heart.
― Ayatollah Jawadi Amoli (via yaseeneducation)
وَلَسَوْفَ يُعْطِيكَ رَبُّكَ فَتَرْضَىٰ
And indeed, in time your Lord will grant you [what your heart desires] and you shall be well pleased
― Quran 93:5 (via saalik)
A wounded dear leaps the highest.
― Emily Dickinson (via observando)
Isn’t it funny the way some combinations of words can give you – apart from their meaning – a thrill like music?
― The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis (via herkindoftea)

You remember too much,

my mother said to me recently.

Why hold onto all that?

And I said,

Where do I put it down?

― Anne Carson, from “The Glass Essay” (via vrban)
And how odd it is
to be haunted by someone
that is still alive.
― I Guess the Old You is a Ghost (#589: June 25, 2014)