The Latest

What kind of life can you have in a house without books?
Sherman Alexie, Flight (via observando)
Jul 15, 2014 / 637 notes
Think before you speak. Read before you think.
Frances Ann Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader (via observando)
Jul 10, 2014 / 766 notes
There is a time for being ahead,
a time for being behind;
a time for being in motion,
a time for being at rest;
a time for being vigorous,
a time for being exhausted;
a time for being safe,
a time for being in danger.
Lao Tzu (via thecalminside)
Jul 9, 2014 / 204 notes
Had I become so jaded that I didn’t even recognize romance when it kissed me on the lips? Maybe modern women need a cheat-sheet to remind us romance isn’t dead.
Carrie Bradshaw (via whatwouldcarriesay)

(via whatwouldcarriesay)

Jul 9, 2014 / 124 notes
Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone.
Saul Bellow, Ravelstein (via observando)
Jul 7, 2014 / 3,743 notes
There are songs, that still feel like your teeth on my neck.
Clementine von Radics. (via blindthoughts)
Jul 6, 2014 / 190 notes
when a living thing is hurt like that,
in its deepest workings,
all function is altered.

That’s why I’m not to be trusted.
Because a wound to the heart
is also a wound to the mind.
Louise Glück, “The Untrustworthy Speaker”  (via wordsnquotes)

(via wordsnquotes)

Jul 6, 2014 / 740 notes
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Leonard Cohen (via wordsnquotes)
Jul 6, 2014 / 473 notes
Human beings can’t see anything without wanting to destroy it. That’s original sin. And I’m going to destroy it.
Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass (via wordsnquotes)
Jul 6, 2014 / 453 notes
She exhausts, she kills, and this only makes her more beautiful.
Alfred de Musset, La Coupe et les lèvres 
(via wordsnquotes)
Jul 6, 2014 / 514 notes
Life on earth is a hand-to-hand mortal combat… between the law of love and the law of hate.
 José Martí (via feellng)
Jul 6, 2014 / 440 notes
Her smile was a bite, and I was its target.
Yevgeny Zamyatin, We (via wordsnquotes)

(via wordsnquotes)

Jul 4, 2014 / 303 notes
Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous—they contain ideas.
Pete Hautman (via wordsnquotes)

(via wordsnquotes)

Jul 4, 2014 / 1,996 notes
if you consider a woman
less pure after you’ve touched her
maybe you should take a look at your hands
(via r2—d2)

(via r2--d2)

Jun 29, 2014 / 833,495 notes
You’re so perfect for me that it’s unrealistic, and you don’t even know it.
Jun 29, 2014 / 791 notes