Your dreams, what you hope for and all that, it’s not separate from your...– Barbara Kingsolver (Animal Dreams)
Solitude is a human presumption. Every quiet step is thunder to beetle life...– — Barbara Kingsolver
Icarus (Greek: Ἴκαρος, Latin: Íkaros, Etruscan: Vicare) is a character in Greek mythology. Icarus’ father, Daedalus, a talented, remarkable craftsman, attempted to escape from his exile in the place of Crete, where he and his son were imprisoned at the hands of King Minos, the king for whom he had built the Labyrinth to imprison the Minotaur (half man, half bull). Daedalus, the superior...
‘I hate dainty minds,’ answered Marjorie. ‘But a girl has to...– — F. Scott Fitzgerald (Flappers and Philosophers)
“Sometimes late at night I think about all the things that have been, all the things that haven’t been and all the things yet to be. If my heart could explode into a billion tiny pieces and scatter themselves all over the world. If I could live on sunlight and the city sounds and fall asleep in those thousands of lighted windows. I wonder if this world will ever make sense to me, if I will ever...
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Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different...– — Hermann Hesse
People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the...– Salma Hayek (via kari-shma) (via quote-book)
Memory is fiction. We select the brightest and the darkest, ignoring what we are ashamed of, and so embroider the broad tapestry of our lives. Through photography and the written word I try desperately to conquer the transitory nature of my existence, to trap moments before they evanescence, to untangle the confusion of my past. Every instant disappears in a breath and immediately becomes the...
I just want one person that I can rescue. I want one person who needs me. Who...– Chuck Palahniuk (via myhideaway) (via hannahisdead) (via champagne-kisses) (via lovelygreenlight)
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Worry is like interest paid in advance on a debt that never comes due.– — The Spanish Prisoner (via filmquotes)
le-chat-noir: Bird It was passed from one bird to another, the whole gift of the day. The day went from flute to flute, went dressed in vegetation, in flights which opened a tunnel through the wind would pass to where birds were breaking open the dense blue air - and there, night came in. When I returned from so many journeys, I stayed suspended and green between sun and geography - I saw how...
Le verbe Aimer est un des plus difficile à conjuguer: son passé n’est pas...– — Jean Cocteau (via iwillgiveyouspringasagift)
What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too...– — Hermann Hesse (Siddhartha)
…”You know what I think?” she says. “That people’s memories are maybe the fuel they burn to stay alive. Whether those memories have any actual importance or not, it doesn’t matter as far as the maintenance of life is concerned. They’re all just fuel. Advertising fillers in the newspaper, philosophy books, dirty pictures in a magazine, a bundle of...
…she knew that for her the greatest sin now and in the future was to...– — F. Scott Fitzgerald (Tender Is the Night)
The old dreams were good dreams. They didn’t work out, but I’m glad I had them.– — The Bridges of Madison County (via filmquotes)
Even if there is only one possible unified theory, it is just a set of rules and...– — Stephen W. Hawking (A Brief History of Time)
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees,...– — F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby)
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no...– — Albert Einstein (via reluctantbuddha)
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it,...– — F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands....– — Carl Schurz, address, Faneuil Hall, Boston, 1859 (via justbesplendid) (via gatekeeper)
The Queen of ants is easy to recognize : she wears a crown and she doesn’t...– — Capucine, observing the ants on the grass. (via capucha)
You are wise, Liz Lemon. Like a genetically modified shark.– — 30 Rock (via tvquotes)