So today a psychologist said something to me.
He said that the majority of people live within a box, and that’s their entire reality. All they see is the inside of the box, and they’re ‘asleep’ to anything else. People that have suffered from some form of mental illness are ‘awake’, because they’ve seen reality outside the box. He said no matter how hard people try to put that person back into the box, they will never fit, because...
The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards.– The Once and Future King, T.H. White (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
Narrow minds devoid of imagination. Intolerance, theories cut off from reality,...– Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami | earlyfrost, charlottecorday, keatsandyeatsonyourside (via watchtheskyexplodinghigh) (via yeahharukimurakami)
(via nonchalantly, jessieroth) I just finished having this conversation with this stranger and I am crying because this is what gives me hope for people, for life, for love. it started out with him asking me why I was on omegle so I said “because it is late and I don’t want to sleep and I enjoy talking to strangers” and he agreed and said “same here” and so he went on to tell me about how he...
Everyone underestimates their own life. Funny thing is, in the end, all our...– Family Matters, Rohinton Mistry (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
Silence is not a lack of communication. There is a subtle language that connects...– Innerspace (via bodymindandsoul) (via northernnostos) (via heartmindspirit)
In the Desert, Stephen Crane
poetry365: In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said: “Is it good, friend?” “It is bitter - bitter,” he answered; “But I like it Because it is bitter, And because it is my heart.”
We considered behaving, but it’s against our nature.– The Book of Dreams, O.R. Melling (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
Like Holocaust in Our Ribs
Student's Mom: My son doesn't know my heart.
Me: All children don't know their mothers' heart.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known...– Elizabeth Kubler Ross (via doorofhappiness) (via shortdrinkofh2o, iamnocturnal) (via angelapwen) (via goshdarnyou)
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How can I be reasonable? To me our love was everything and you were my whole...– The Painted Veil, W. Somerset Maugham (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one...– Clare Boothe Luce (via thesoftanimal)
He fell in love. It was his life.– Nicole Krauss; The History of Love
I kneel before her Beneath this frozen sky I beg below her My limbs are...– Leni; Placebo
What is honor compared to a woman’s love?– A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
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