It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.
— John Updike, My Father’s Tears and Other Stories (via c-ulo)
If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s this: We all want everything to be okay. We don’t even wish so much for fantastic or marvelous or outstanding. We will happily settle for okay, because most of the time, okay is enough.
— David Levithan, Every Day (via c-ulo)