"I am afraid of getting older. I am afraid of getting married. Spare me from cooking three meals a day—spare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote. I want to be free… I want, I want to think, to be omniscient."
— Sylvia Plath written in 1949 at age 17. (via fuckingsparklyunicorns)
"I hide because there’s more to me than what you see and I’m not sure you’d like the rest. I know that sometimes, I don’t like the rest."
— Iain S. Thomas, I Wrote This For You
"All my human relationships have to do with a mask of me, and I must perpetually be the victim of living a completely hidden life."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, from Selected Letters