"Words weren’t dull, words were things that could make your mind hum. If you read them and let yourself feel the magic, you could live without pain, with hope, no matter what happened to you."

-Charles Bukowski via Ham on Rye

 

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amandaonwriting:

Writing Quote – Thomas Mann
"She reads a lot of books. Good things, books."

— Thorne Smith  (via thegirlandherbooks)

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"You just have to live your life not caring about what they think."

— Unknown (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

"As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand."

— Ernest Hemingway (via night-write)

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yarrahs-life:

Dear every black girl

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nevver:

Design Crush
"Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don’t stop at your station."

Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Shadow of the Wind (via thegirlandherbooks)

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"I am thankful for the difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I don’t want to be."

— Unknown (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

humansofnewyork:

“No more excitement for me. No more parties. No more boyfriends. No more husbands. I just want some peace. I want to sit on the beach with a martini. No, not a martini— a glass of wine. Because wine is what they drink in Spain, and I want to be in Spain. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit during the summer. Well, not the whole summer. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit for two weeks every summer.”

humansofnewyork:

“No more excitement for me. No more parties. No more boyfriends. No more husbands. I just want some peace. I want to sit on the beach with a martini. No, not a martini— a glass of wine. Because wine is what they drink in Spain, and I want to be in Spain. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit during the summer. Well, not the whole summer. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit for two weeks every summer.”

"When you find someone you love, please hold on to them and never let go. Don’t let your own insecurities get in the way. If you feel that this person genuinely cares for you or loves you, then trust this person enough to leave yourself vulnerable."

— Anonymous (via psych-facts)

"Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so."

— David Brooks (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

cityofbadass:

Do you ever wonder about how an author would describe you in a novel? Not only your appearance but the way you talk and laugh and hold yourself and all the expressions on your face?

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"For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again."

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"Backward or forward, eternity is the same; already have we been the nothing we dread to be."

— Herman Melville (via likeafieldmouse)

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