I close my eyes to the destruction around me. Only to find my sanctuary, the temple of my mind is also lay in ruin. I open my eyes green with envy, and look to the people around me. Do they not see the destruction all around? Calling out to them I plead for their help. But they can’t. They can’t understand. The help I need is not a product of this world. ...
Chuck couldn’t remember why she was so desperate to leave this life behind. She...– The Narrator, Pushing Daisies Pilot (via adisasterpiece)
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wanderlust: You say that you love rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains. You say that you love the sun, but you find a shadow spot when the sun shines. You say that you love the wind, but you close your windows when wind blows. This is why I am afraid, you say that you love me too. - William Shakespeare
I wanted to write this to tell other women that the decision to have a...– By ANGELINA JOLIE http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=1& (via piratesherlyholmes)
I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.– Natalie Portman (via emotional-algebra)
But what are a hundred million deaths? When one has served in a war, one hardly knows what a dead man is, after a while. And since a dead man has no substance unless one has actually seen him dead, a hundred million corpses broadcast through history are more than a puff of smoke in the imagination.
Stars open among the lilies. Are you not blinded by such expressionless sirens? This is the silence of astounded souls. - Sylvia Plath
She was ready to deny the existence of space and time rather than admit that...– Simone de Beauvoir, The Mandarins (via quotablebookquotes)
I can remember speaking to a 12-year-old boy, a football player, and I asked...– Tony Porter, “My liberation as a man is tied to your liberation as a woman” (via kriskraj)