"Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
"I’ve found that growing up means being honest. About what I want. What I need. What I feel. Who I am."
Epiphany (via creatingaquietmind)
"Words are bridges."
Octavio Paz, from “Letter of Testimony” (trans. Eliot Weinberger)
"It was the misfortune of poetry to be seldom safely enjoyed by those who enjoyed it completely."
Jane Austen, Persuasion. (via sweetrosefromhelstone)
"Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple."
J.K. Rowlings, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (via glamour)
"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."
George Eliot (via autumnclock)
"I love those mornings when you wake to darkness and no one is asking anything of you. You’re under no pressure to exist. This is something of which I am in constant need."
C.R. (via creatingaquietmind)
"One day I realized that I don’t care about anything and that everything hurts me to death."
"Mr Gwyn", Alessandro Baricco (via yuinard)