Every life is a pile of good and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don't always spoil the good things and make them unimportant.

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”
— William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar (via feellng)
"She loved the smell of books, the feel of books, the look of them on the shelf.”
Barbara Michaels (via ocean-of-unsaid-words)