"Patience is a bitter thing, but its fruit is sweet."
— Sadi c.1213–c.1291, Persian poet (via oupacademic)
"I have been bent and broken, but — I hope — into a better shape."
— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (via 366quotes)
"You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope… I have loved none but you."
— Jane Austen (via petrichour)
Say It Again Jane…