Physical attractions are common, but a mental connection is rare.– Unknown (via cosmographe)
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly...– Sylvia Plath (via nnick-andopolis)
I think the world would be a much better place if life was one big Jean-Pierre Jeunet movie.
If you know yourself, then you’ll not be harmed by what is said about you.– Arab Proverb (via light-essence)
Your cause of sorrow must not be measured by his worth, for then it hath no end.– William Shakespeare Macbeth.
My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people.– Charles Bukowski (via waitingforteaagain)
A thousand dreams within me softly burn.– Arthur Rimbaud (via johnsteinbeck-)
I do only want to advise you to keep growing quietly and seriously throughout...– Rainer Maria Rilke Letters to a Young Poet.
People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being...– Kim Culbertson, The Liberation of Max McTrue (via larmoyante)
People who use the fact that they don’t read as a badge of honour bemuse me. “I’ve never read a book in my life”…..That explains why you are a complete moron then.
I dig out beautiful caves behind my characters: I think that gives exactly what...– Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary, 30 August 1923, p.59 (via shalott)
fungi: I love how Kindle thinks they’re so innovative with their “no-glare” screen. You know what else has no glare? A book
People often ask me questions that I cannot very well answer in words, and it...– Inayat Khan (via de-licacy)
It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via mirroir)