Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be saved in any one thing, person,...– Ray Bradbury (via roscoe-)
pinksubmergence: plant my head on your chest and spend the lazy day in contemplation. around the wispy haze of resurrect and the easy breathing of your hollow. hearts of coal they shine as ember, and slither once cooled. rubbing elbows, touching neck - brittle bones for tomorrow.
corycopeland: We can’t let a bad relationship cheapen our views of love. There’s someone out there worth the courage it takes to start something new.
pinksubmergence: give your pillow a hug give your blanket a pull only lust keeps the bed warm only love lullabies the fool
Every Night and every Morn Some to Misery are Born, Every Morn and every Night, Some are born to Sweet Delight; Some are born to Sweet Delight, Some are born to Endless Night.
Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry– Muriel Rukeyser (via emotional-algebra)
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of...– Plato (via libraryland)
Libraryland: "Mad Girl's Love Song" by Sylvia... →
libraryland: I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.) The stars go waltzing out in blue and red, And arbitrary blackness gallops in: I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead. I dreamed that you bewitched me into bed And sung…
The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself doesn’t...– writer David Foster Wallace, who committed suicide in 2008 (via libraryland)
For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.– William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (via libraryland)
If I didn’t care for fun and such, I’d probably amount to much. But I shall...– Dorothy Parker (via libraryland)
The prince is never going to come. Everyone knows that; and maybe sleeping...– Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat (via books-quoted)
One day, I learned that a single look can change everything. And since then I...– Ali Shaw, The Girl With Glass Feet (via libraryland)
There’s a loneliness that only exists in one’s mind. The loneliest moment in...– F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby (via under—the—willow)
pinksubmergence: People who have stayed long enough in happiness are always the first to admit that those joy-filled days were but hours, and those blissful hours spent were but seconds. While in the heat of waiting, like in my case, time had expanded to make days of patience turn into years of longing, and seconds of distance turn into excruciating hours, miles away.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.– Friedrich Nietzsche
Sometimes you read a book so special that you want to carry it around with you...– Markus Zusak
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.– Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
Keeping up the appearance of having all your marbles is hard work, but...– Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants
Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to...– Lemony Snicket (via marxoraneedle)
Think before you speak. Read before you think.– Fran Lebowitz
The way to write is well, and how is your own business.– A. J. Liebling (via devilduck)
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we...– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (via misswallflower)
Each of us has heaven and hell in him.– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via movieonyoureyelids)
You’re sad because you’re sad. It’s psychic. It’s the age. It’s chemical. Go...– from A Sad Child by Margaret Atwood (via growing-orbits)
A library is infinity under a roof.– Gail Carson Levine (via libraryland)
“The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar,...– (via booksandothergeekery)
If it had been easy for Romeo to get to Juliet, nobody would have cared. Same...– Jodi Picoult, Vanishing Acts (via libraryland)
We work in the dark — we do what we can — we give what we have. Our doubt is our...– Joyce Carol Oates (via libraryland)