“I still love sparkles and grocery shopping and really old cats that are only nice to you half the time. I still love writing in my journal and wearing dresses all the time and staring at chandeliers.”
Real life is a funny thing, you know. in real life, saying the right thing at the right moment is beyond crucial. So crucial in fact that most of us began to hesitate for fear of saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. But lately what I’ve begun to fear more than that is letting that moment past without saying anything.
“I think there are lessons I’ve come to learn in retrospect, like not taking for granted the really small shows, which weren’t even my shows—just my turn to sing karaoke. Now I’m looking into a big crowd of people and I’m able to appreciate [those times] so much. You have to find balance between being in the moment and getting to where you want to be. You’ve got to appreciate where you are when you’re there.”
#this is the actual worst#because in the end he isn’t worried that she’s having sex dreams about stefan#that’s not his worst fear#his worst fear is that stefan made/makes elena happier than he ever could#and ultimately that’s what he cares about#her happiness#and it’s not just elena either#it’s stefan to#the thought that stefan and elena could be happy together?#more importantly in a universe in which he didn’t exist?#that breaks him#fuck everything
I'm not gonna let someone else's idea of destiny stop me from loving you, or being with you, or building a f u t u r e with you, because you are my life.
“Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together. I hope you use yours for good, because the only words you’ll regret more than the ones left unsaid are the ones you use to intentionally hurt someone.”