Sometimes you will realize the value of the moment, but it is just that a moment, and then it’s gone forever.
Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time? My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.
|—||Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via left-nut)|
Time is tricky. You have whole months, even years, when nothing changes a speck, when you don’t go anywhere or do anything or think one new thought. And then you can get hit with a day, or an hour, or a half a second when so much happens it’s almost like you got born all over again into some brand-new person you for damn sure never expected to meet.
|—||E.R. Frank, Life Is Funny (via intensifyit)|
WOW … YES
curiositycounts: If you could have a conversation with 12 year old you, in all your awkward glory, would you? This guy did.
All these things happen in one second and last for ever.
|—||Virginia Woolf, The Waves. (via violentwavesofemotion)|
Sometimes, I feel the past and the future pressing so hard on either side that there’s no room for the present at all.
|—||Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited (via farewell-kingdom)|