#literature

I believe I'm made of the same stuff that stars are.

"To see the sun sink down, drowned on his pink and purple and golden floods, and overwhelm Florence with tides of color

It's quite interesting how Arthur Conan Doyle said My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces

We were nothing in the face of history but a bunch of waiting ducks.

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being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.

“I guess that’s just part of loving people: You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up.” -

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

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If you see someone falling behind,

You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.

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— ¡Ah! Si usted supiese cómo, a menudo, he estado enamorado de esta manera. — ¿Cómo? ¿de quién? — De nadie, del ideal, de

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"Noches blancas" Fiódor Dostoievski, 1848.

𝗕𝗘𝗔𝗨𝗧𝗬 🌼 "Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each

Are they destroying you or are you destroying yourself and they are not doing anything to save you?

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

_Penelope Lively, from Moon Tiger_

I think everyone that knew Kesey knew him differently. Maybe that’s true about all larger than life people, or it may be that

_The Chronology of Water | Lidia Yuknavitch_

i cannot stop thinking about this quote, and how much it represents me some days.

in the honour of oscar wilde’s birthday, here are some of my favorite quotes from him: “The only difference between the

Keep Calm

I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.  - Franz Kafka,

I’m afraid of looking at a photograph of my mother and discovering that she’s a stranger.

_Shadow of the Wind | Carlos Ruiz Zafón_

When I find myself in times of trouble Rainer Maria Rilke comes to me, speaking words of wisdom "You are not too old, and it

You may gather up all the pretty words you can think of and polish them until they shine, but if they cannot hold the heft

_Burnish, Burn by Ari @guulabjamuns_

"Don't stop smiling, that's my best miracle."

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

_The Temptest_