She had studied the universe all her life, but had overlooked its clearest message: For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.

Carl Sagan (via seabois)

someone can be madly in love with you and still not be ready. they can love you in a way you have never been loved and still not join you on the bridge. and whatever their reasons you must leave. because you never ever have to inspire anyone to meet you on the bridge. you never ever have to convince someone to do the work to be ready. there is more extraordinary love, more love that you have never seen, out here in this wide and wild universe. and there is the love that will be ready.

nayyirah waheed  (via thatkindofwoman)

iridescent [ir-i-des-uhnt]

(adjective) In our list of most beautiful words in the English language, iridescent is the most mystically colorful in the spectrum of vocabulary. Iridescence describes the change of color at different angles. Most importantly, it focuses on the luminosity projected by each color. Its beauty is also found in its sound; just say the word. Uttering the word evokes enough beauty, but defining the word establishes an ethereal quality of color found in nature, such as that of a rainbow, seashells or soap bubbles.  (via wordsnquotes)