I have been temperate always,
But I am like to be very drunk
With your coming.
There have been times
I feared to walk down the street
Lest I should reel with the wine of you,
And jerk against my neighbours
As they go by.
I am parched now, and my tongue is horrible in my mouth,
But my brain is noisy
With the clash and gurgle of filling wine-cups.
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via foxfoxwolf)
I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It’s nice."
(Source: psych-facts, via theartsyscientist)
"The sun still rises
The Head & The Heart, Another Story (via firebolt93)
Even through the rain"
"Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’"
C. S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain (via godmoves)
(Source: likeafieldmouse, via thousandblowingwinds)
"Though I may seem at times somewhat distant from you, through the gray mist of my own moods, I am never far; my thoughts always circle around you."
Friedrich Nietzsche, from Selected Letters (via perfect)
(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via booksandahotbeverage)
"But if I wake
Shane Koyczan, from “6:59am” (via the-final-sentence)
and turn to you
to trace the outline of your lips
I will have done enough
and killed no one
in the process."
DISCOVERY: that the addition of "Harry" to almost any Plato quote makes it seem legitimately like a nugget of wisdom out of Dumbledore's mouth
"Death is not the worst that can happen to men, Harry."
"Harry, good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others."
"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it, Harry."
"Harry, how can you prove whether at…
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"There is no shortage of wonderful writers. What we lack is a dependable mass of readers."
Kurt Vonnegut (via theparisreview)