That’s a popular notion—that it is exclusively suffering that produces good work...– Leonard Cohen (via nightmarebrunette)
in praise of sentimentalism.
expectingrain: To first kisses on couches, arms around shoulders and a neck craning to reach your mouth when we least expect it. To first kisses in doorways, bent over to reach me. To kissing against walls, made of brick or cement or whatever most walls are made of. To that looking past your shoulder feeling and shuffling your feet, needing to kiss. To the not kissing, to hugs that say too...
Because if smart women who know how smart they are intimidate men (and they do),...– Tiger Beatdown: 13 Ways of Looking at Liz Lemon (required reading) (via syntheticpubes)
I need to find a way to be here again. Mendini and... →
Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.– Plato (via curiousgirl)
worldonfire: Today I wish I was in Paris. I want to walk out the door of the little apartment in the 20th arrondissement and hear the clicking of the tricky lock which seemed to sound the start of so many adventures. I want the feeling that I had when I was sliding my hand along the railing that spiraled downwards with the winding steps, moving so quickly that it almost made me dizzy when I...
A poet looks at the world as a man looks at a woman.– Wallace Stevens (via jinnsraintree) (via worldonfire)
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the...– Friedrich Nietzsche | Submitted by naunet (via quote-book) (via princesspolysemy)
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without...– Edward P. Morgan (via distantheartbeats) (via booklover)
I want to live in this room: →
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.– George Carlin (via ellje) (via hihievet) (via booklover)
Without war, people grow torpid in riches and comfort, and lose the power of...– Dostoevsky on a letter to his niece, 1870 (via dostoyevsky) (via booklover)