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"You spend your whole life stuck in the labryinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present."

Looking for Alaska, John Green (via songofiaras)

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"My Mind has been the most discontented and restless one that ever was put into a body too small for it. I never felt my mind repose upon anything with complete and undistracted enjoyment - upon no person but you. When you are in the room my thoughts never fly out of window: you always concentrate my whole senses."

— John Keats, letter to Fanny Brawne (via lavandula)

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"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace."

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (via citaten)
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tags:  #death

"It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a sickly moment of dark surprise as you try and readjust the way you thought of things."

THE REPTILE ROOM, LEMONY SNICKET. (via thebookthieves)
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"I don’t know where people got the idea that characters in books are supposed to be likable. Books are not in the business of creating merely likeable characters with whom you can have some simple identification with. Books are in the business of creating great stories that make your brain go ahhbdgbdmerhbergurhbudgerbudbaaarr."

-John Green (via helloimniall)

Says the man as he explains how I can loathe Heathcliff and love Wuthering Heights even more because of it.

(via lesser-things)

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aseaofquotes:

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

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Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

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Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless.
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unprinted:

Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless.

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tags:  #love

"Love easily confuses us because it is always in flux between illusion and substance, between memory and wish, between contentment and need."

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Tom Robbins (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
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