writersblock: Daniel Merriweather - Impossible
Norah Jones - Sunrise
Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.– Mark Twain (via pacificcru) (via quote-book) (via wreminiscence)
leprintemps: 1970fur: At sixteen, I was illegal and brilliant, my fingernails chewed to half-moons. I took off my clothes in a late March field. I had secret car wrecks, secret hysteria. I opened my mouth to swallow stars. In backseats I learned the alchemy of guilt, lust, and distance. I was unformed and total. I swore like a sailor. But slowly the cops stopped coming around. The...
The existentialist… thinks it very distressing that God does not exist, because...– Jean-Paul Sartre (via lastchatwithphontaine)
You know how you’re always trying to get things to come out perfect in...– Alvy Singer (Annie Hall)
Ryan: A few years ago, my family was on a safari in Africa and my cousin, Mufasa, was um, he was trampled to death by a pack of wildebeests and um, we all took it really hard. All of us, kind of in the audience, of what happened.
Michael: Do you want to talk about it anymore?
Ryan: Oh, it would probably take me like an hour and a half to tell that whole story.
To expect reason is where the fallacy lies.– Richard Russo (Straight Man)
And there comes a time in your life when you realize that if you don’t...– Richard Russo (Empire Falls)
“Did you know that for pretty much the entire history of the human species, the average life span was less than thirty years? You could count on ten years or so of real adulthood, right? There was no planning for retirement, There was no planning for a career. There was no planning. No time for plannning. No time for a future. But then the life spans started getting longer, and people...
Abby began to think that all the beauty and ugliness and turbulence one found...– Lorrie Moore (Birds of America: Stories) (via bunkercomplex) (via lheurebleue)
The souls of stars and meteors, infinitely far away and prodigiously mobile,...– Phillipe Descola (via trialandterror)
There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, “Yes, I’ve got...– Erma Bombeck (via justbesplendid)
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.– Albert Einstein (via reluctantbuddha)
You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll...– Looking For Alaska (via dactylographie) (via longlivethequeen)
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.– F. Scott Fitzgerald
you can't see that you're just the same as all the...
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We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a...– W. Somerset Maugham (via dactylographie)
Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of...– William Feather (via justbesplendid)
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but...– Lance Armstrong (via nihilnoetia) (via pie0) (via quote-book)
Toby: Actually, I didn't think it was appropriate to invite children since it's, uh, you know there's gambling and alcohol, and it's in our dangerous warehouse, and... it's a school night, and, you know, Hooters is catering, you know... is that... is that enough? Should I keep going?
Michael: Why are you the way that you are? Honestly, every time I try to do something fun... or exciting, you make it...not that way. I hate... so much about the things that you choose to be.
I disregard the proportions, the measures, the tempo of the ordinary world. I...– Anaïs Nin (via dactylographie)