I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity.
Looking for Alaska
, John Green (via dear-ita
You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for your own pleasure.
One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.