#lit

You are alive, I whisper to myself, therefore something in you listens.

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If life were eternal, all interest and anticipation would vanish. It is uncertainty which lends it fascination.

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Yet this silence is lined, I promise you, it is lined with tenderness. And if you doubt this, remember touching with your

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"Each man is a little war." - Frank Herbert, Dune

But I look at her and for an instant my own face flickers back.

_Penelope Lively, from Moon Tiger_

“I have come to mistrust a particular sort of novel: the sort that attempts to tell the whole story of a human life or

There are people we meet in life who miss being important to us by inches, days, or heartbeats. Another place or time or

_Jonathan Carroll_

What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than

_Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human_

William Shakespeare, Macbeth: Act I, Scene 4

I wanted it so much. I don’t know why I wanted it so much.

_Ernest Hemingway // Cat in the Rain_

Disappear Here. The syringe fills with blood. You’re a beautiful boy and that’s all that matters. Wonder if he’s for

_Bret Easton Ellis, Less Than Zero_

I can tell you’re not yourself lately, and I hope wherever you’ve gone, you feel free.

_R.M. Drake_

How glad I am that you exist.

_Vita Sackville-West_

Every single damn time I write I give pieces of myself inside the words. Please let them mean something.

I used to weave crowns

What is my life for and what am I going to do with it? I don’t know and I’m afraid. I can never read all the books I want; I

_Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath_

If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.

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Note to self: try harder, in all things, to be better person.

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Emily Dickinson, We Grow Accustomed to the Dark, from The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson TEXT: "And so

bless the sky inside his body, the sky my medicine, the sky my country.

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listen: there’s a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go

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People don’t always want to be with people. It gets tiring.

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Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.

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The universe is seeming really huge right now… I need something to hold on to.

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