"I saw all the mirrors on earth and none of them reflected me"

— Borges, “The Aleph” (via freehalogens)
July  15   ( 2496 )
"Having perfected our disguise, we spend our lives searching for someone we don’t fool."

— Robert Brault (via petite—fleur)
"Besides, nowadays, almost all capable people are terribly afraid of being ridiculous, and are miserable because of it."

Fyodor Dostoevsky, “The Brothers Karamazov” (via prenzlauer)
July  4   ( 6515 )
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"She stays lost in the middle of her own world somewhere. We can’t get in and she doesn’t come out."

Malorie Blackman; Noughts and Crosses (via veliikaya)
July  4   ( 1778 )
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"I want to walk into the heart of you
And never walk back out."

— Nico Alvarado, from Tim Riggins Speaks of Waterfalls (via hellanne)
July  3   ( 979 )
"I am selfish, private and easily bored. Will this be a problem?"

— Neil Gaiman, A Study in Emerald (via ariystark)
"Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god."

— Plato, Protag., I. 337. (via hellanne)
July  3   ( 3668 )
"Desire doubled is love and love doubled is madness."

— Anne Carson, The Beauty of the Husband (via hellanne)
July  3   ( 1343 )
"All my life one of my greatest desires has been to travel-to see and touch unknown countries, to swim in unknown seas, to circle the globe, observing new lands, seas, people, and ideas with insatiable appetite, to see everything for the first time and for the last time, casting a slow, prolonged glance, then to close my eyes and feel the riches deposit themselves inside me calmly or stormily according to their pleasure, until time passes them at last through its fine sieve, straining the quintessence out of all the joys and sorrows."

— Nikos Kazantzakis, Report to Greco (via hellanne)
July  3   ( 1924 )
"I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as these in my dreams, for such moments are something I have very rarely experienced. I am going to dream about you the whole night, the whole week, the whole year."

— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights (via hellanne)
July  3   ( 4393 )
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be."

Sylvia Plath, “The Unabridged Journals  (via royautes)
July  3   ( 9784 )
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"I wonder whats wrong with me. Sometimes I just keep wanting to go deeper and deeper into the world of self destruction. Like as if I want to see myself fail completely and disappear."

— Daul Kim  (via bluegirls)
"She reminded me of the sea; the way she came dancing towards you, wild and beautiful, and just when she was almost close enough to touch she’d rush away again."

— Glenda Millard, A Small Free Kiss in the Dark (via seabois)
July  2   ( 8317 )
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"I pretended indifference
even in the presence of love, in the presence of hunger.
And the more deeply I felt
the less able I was to respond."

— Louise Glück, from Timor Mortis (via violentwavesofemotion)
July  2   ( 2851 )
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"You’re so calm and quiet, you never say. But there are things inside you. I see them sometimes, hiding in your eyes."

— Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a Pearl Earring (via feellng)
July  1   ( 1923 )
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