As I See It...
Reading is not simply an intellectual pursuit but an emotional and spiritual one. It lights the candle in the hurricane lamp of self; that’s why it survives. Anna Quindlen (via observando)
September 16th, 2014 // 394 notes
An intense love, a veritable tornado sweeping across the plains - flattening everything in its path, tossing things up in the air, ripping them to shreds, crushing them to bits. Sputnik Sweetheart, Haruki Murakami (via dropsofamortentia)
September 16th, 2014 // 2 notes
If the world were merely seductive — that would be easy. Or if it were merely challenging — that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. E.B White, “Memoirs” (via nutopia9)
September 15th, 2014 // 42 notes
You know how advice is - you only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyways. John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent  (via chanelbagsandcigarettedrags)

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September 15th, 2014 // 4,962 notes