Posts tagged quote

Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
C.S. Lewis (via ewcersei)
People who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.
Neil Gaiman (via hellanne)
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (via davidkendall)
Never doubt yourself.

Never doubt yourself.

I’ve always known that there’s more going on inside me than finds its way into the world, but this is probably true of everyone. Who doesn’t regret that he isn’t more fully understood?
Richard Russo; Bridge of Sighs
Retreat

Retreat

There’s always a story. It’s all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything’s got a story in it. Change the story, change the world.
Terry Pratchett; A Hat Full of Sky
It is not the object described that matters, but the light that falls on it, like that from a lamp in a distant room.
thmazing:

Read.

People without hope do not read novels.

thmazing:

Read.

People without hope do not read novels.

quoteallthethings:

David Foster Wallace - quote
-It’s a very American illness, the idea of giving yourself away entirely to the idea of working in order to achieve some sort of brass ring that usually involves people feeling some way about you – I mean, people wonder why we walk around feeling alienated and lonely and stressed out.

quoteallthethings:

David Foster Wallace - quote

-It’s a very American illness, the idea of giving yourself away entirely to the idea of working in order to achieve some sort of brass ring that usually involves people feeling some way about you – I mean, people wonder why we walk around feeling alienated and lonely and stressed out.

papertownbooks:

booklikes:
Indeed.
There’s something about the very personal experience of smelling that makes pinning it down with words somehow irresistible, and the online economy has made it easier than ever for people to sample esoteric smells in order to write about them.
Emily Gould on perfume criticism and Barbara Herman’s recent book, “Scent and Subversion”: http://nyr.kr/1qqI9zu (via newyorker)
And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected.
John Steinbeck; East of Eden
It is very sad to me that some people are so intent on leaving their mark on the world that they don’t care if that mark is a scar.
John Green (via refluent)
Mine too!

Mine too!