I act and react, and suddenly I wonder, ‘Where is the girl that I was last year? Two years ago? What would she think of me now?’
-Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals
(Source: tarkovskologist, via icouldstandthereforhours)
The problem with reading is that one grows accustomed to beautiful, interesting, amazing people, and returning to the real world after hours of adventures and wonder can cause ones standards to become near impossibly high.