The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to those things. You meet...– Woody Allen (via outerpsyche)
She had a passion for people who did things well.– Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita (via remnant)
unaccountably we are alone forever alone and it was meant to be that way, it...– - Charles Bukowski, Mind and Heart, from the Pleasures of the Damned (via philo-sofia)
And don’t go running down the safe and ordinary when you think oh, you are...– Stevie Smith
So he gave up. And in a way I kind of gave up myself. I gave up wondering if...– Elaine Dundy, The Dud Avocado In the typical literary kismet, I discovered this book a couple days before Eleanor was going to recommend it to me and at the exact time in my life that it was necessary that I read it. Not only is it tremendous, but I think I could happily spend the rest of my...
There was nothing I wanted to be.– Norwegian Wood (via harukimurakami)
Things to worry about: Worry about courage Worry about Cleanliness Worry...– In a 1933 letter to his 11-year-old daughter Scottie, F. Scott Fitzgerald produced this poignant and wise list of things to worry, not worry, and think about – the best father’s advice since John Steinbeck’s letter to his son on falling in love and this beautiful letter to 16-year-old Jackson...
Don’t be too quick to draw conclusions from what happens to you; simply let it...– Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet (via emotional-algebra)
Things I Never Learned In High School
crescendol: sinne-droppar: boguskudos: How to do taxes What taxes are How to vote What political parties are How to write a resume/cover letter/anything related to getting a job How to write a check/balance a check book Anything to do with banking How to do loans for college How to jump start a car or other basic emergency things How to buy a car or house
They may call me a sinner, but I am at peace with myself.– Brigitte Bardot (via billowy)
s-tonems: have you ever seen someone so attractive that you can’t even look at them because it’s like you’re embarrassing yourself
having a friendship with me is like nurturing a tiny baby seed you have to be patient and give it lots of water and not get upset if it doesn’t grow right away because it takes a while….. and then it sprouts and you can tell hey because i talk a little more and maybe start conversations and then you water it more and then suddenly it blooms and you realize it’s A WEED YOU DON’T WANT THIS IN...