“When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings.”—Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love) | Submitted by: kate-kate-kate (via quote-book)
She likes chocolate in the morning, she drinks her coffee late at night. You can sense that she is guarded, that’s all right. She’ll fall asleep while you’re still talking, with unfinished books beside her bed. She’ll cancel all of her appointments, go shopping instead.