“By working so hard at becoming wise and reasonable and well-informed, you have made our little planet, our precious little moist, blue-green ball, a saner place than it was before...”
“I read because one life isn’t enough, and in the page of a book I can be anybody.”
“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled.
There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.
You feel it, don’t you?”
“[It doesn’t end.] Never will it end.”
— Günter Grass, from Crabwalk
“You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed.”
“Reality is the delusion we like best.”
“It is now easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism.”
— Fredric Jameson
“The world should place less emphasis
on ‘growing up’ and more on
simply growing as a human being.”
Beau Taplin || growth.
“Long years have since elapsed, and my memory is feeble through much suffering.”
— E. A. Poe, Ligeia
“As much as your romantic heart thinks it, being alive and being in love are not mutually exclusive. Sometimes you could be looking for someone who is long dead, and sometimes...”