Some people meet the way the sky meets the earth— inevitably, and there is no...– Louise Erdrich (via quotewhore)
There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via albionbooks)
Yes, my mind was wandering. I wished I were there with someone who could bring...– Paulo Coelho (By the River Piedra Sat Down and Wept)
Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when...– Henry Miller (via clavicola)
When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn’t know. “Oh, sure you...– Sylvia Plath (The Bell Jar)
I Know We Could Be So Happy Baby (If We Wanted To...
I think I have reached what is known as a turning point. Scratch that. I don’t think. I know.
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is...– Jack Layton (1950-2011), leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party, in a letter he asked his partner Olivia to share with Canada on his death (via undercovernun)
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you...– William Saroyan (via thatkindofwoman)
There are only two types of people: one, who escape from their loneliness the...– Osho (via coloursplashedsoul)
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth...– Sigmund Freud (via leauverte)
Him: You know what's weird? I don't miss my family, most of my friends, or the city. I think... you are the only thing I miss.
What can I do with my happiness? How can I keep it, conceal it, bury it where I...– Anaïs Nin (via suzywire)
You were unsure which pain is worse — the shock of what happened or the ache for...– Simon Van Booy, Everything Beautiful Began After (via ohlydiane)
First Listen: 'Muppets: The Green Album' (via NPR) →
52hearts: Andrew Bird, OK Go, Weezer, My Morning Jacket and others cover The Muppets Eee! This sounds amazing. Rachael Yamagata performing “I’m Going to Go Back There Some Day”. So damn lovely.
Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness...– Osho (via suzywire)
I want to tear myself from this place, from this reality, rise up like a cloud...– Khaled Hosseini (via shesinacoma)
The great thing is to love… As to being loved, it is not so essential.– D. H. Lawrence, letter to Blanche Dennings (via leopoldgursky)
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.– Vincent Van Gogh (via carouselinparis)
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.– Fyodor Dostoevsky (via suicidalfaggot)
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we...– John Lennon (via aeloquence)
There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered,...– Anaïs Nin (via misswallflower)
Story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth.– Tim O’Brien, “Good Form” (from The Things They Carried)
(photo via Barcelona’s Facebook page) Barcelona have been working on their new album and need your help to finish the project. Visit their Kickstarter campaign and make a pledge if you enjoy their music. This is a great chance to support a great band. If I had enough cash lying around, I’d pledge enough to get to spend a day in the studio with these fellas. How cool would that be?
He loved her, he loved her, and until he’d loved her she had never minded being...– Truman Capote (via thatkindofwoman)
Friend/Co-worker: You could take a nap. And when you wake up, all will be right with the world again.
Me: Does that ever really happen? Waking up and all is right and well and good?
Friend/Co-worker: For the first few seconds when you're half asleep maybe... but technically, no I guess. I've never had it. But I've never woken up to see your face staring back at me.
Me: *awkward silence*
Friend/Co-worker: I guess I should've kept that one to myself, huh?
You reach a certain age where you learn how to walk through a crowded party...– I Wrote This For You: The Rose Tinted Glasses (via kari-shma)
Science— beyond pheromones, hormones, aesthetics of bone, every time I make...– Katherine Larson, “Love at Thirty-Two Degrees” (adapted from sharingpoetry)
How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.– Alfred De Musset (via kari-shma)