Sarah Noffke Quotes

Sarah Noffke Quotes

The world is dictated by our desires rather than our thoughts. The prior puts the latter in motion.

Taking a risk to survive isn’t that impressive. Taking a risk to be happy, that takes guts.

You don’t want to wake up and realize you could have been happy, that the risks would have been worth it, but you dwindled away your chances.

The belongings people accumulate throughout their lives will always own them. People seem to think if they had more they’d be happier or freer, but their possessions only chain them to the earth.

One of the many reasons I love libraries. Everyone is lost and not wanting to be found in a library.

Millions of pages cloaked in dust and inspiration and wisdom.

No one ever told me how sorrow traumatizes your heart, making you think it will never beat exactly the same way again. No one ever told me how grief feels like a wet sock in my mouth. One I’m forced to breathe through, thinking that with each breath I’ll come up short and suffocate.

My heart is kerosene, my mind a match. I’m seconds away from igniting.

Right now in this space, I feel a brand new pull to him. I’ve always been drawn to his features, his brilliance, his laughter, his passion. But right now I’m attracted to his pain. It makes him human. It makes him real. It makes him something he hardly ever is to me: accessible.

Wars are won from a wink, a gesture, an event that transpired a millennium before the battle. Humanity has always been saved by small acts; the ones where someone gained a piece of their own puzzle, not the ones where a hero stood prodigious on a battlefield.

Even when I don’t know the people, I still find their faults. Or invent them.

We’re all just a conglomeration of our nervous habits. I see them like road maps in each conversation telling me more about the people than their words.
stripping people of simple things weakens them.

Love, deep and pure, it opens my heart. It feels like a magical force, one I’d fight to protect, one I’d die to keep.

I’m an anchor and he is the sea and I sink into his tenderness as he presses my hand to his heart.

Love isn’t governed by logic or understanding. You don’t enter into it like an agreement. It crashes down on you. You wake up one morning and realize the reason you can’t take your eyes off someone is because you’re in love with them.

He makes me weak and vulnerable and absolutely perfect in all of my flaws. Like a human.

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