October 21. In the sunshine. The voices of the world becoming quieter and fewer.

– Franz Kafka, The Blue Octavo Notebooks (via kafkaesque-world)

I think we are worlds compressed into human form.

Jeanette Winterson, The Daylight Gate

(via thismetaphor)

we can only blame ourselves, so
come sit with me in the dark.
it’s half-past nowhere.
everywhere.

– Charles Bukowski, from Come On In! (via ontheedgeofdarkness)

384

The eyes only see what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Henri Bergson 

(via lifeof-ty)

225


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Title: The Sound of Rain

To all situations where the boundaries
between life and death are blurred,
remember: Life is the one that eats.

– Angela Patten, from “Happiness: The Feeling of Increasing,” Michigan Quarterly Review (Winter 2002)

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It was comforting to know I had fallen and could fall no farther.

afroui:

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

28

aseaofquotes:

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale
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