i. ii. iii.
"I see it all. I feel it all. My eyes fill with tears"

 —  back

 An 8 year-old Friedrich Nietzsche was asked to explain to his mother why he had painted his sister, Elisabeth, without her head. His response was: "Because that’s what she should lose, to come alive."

(via violentwavesofemotion)

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“And we ourselves, what do we oppose, with this random flicker of light in us that we call brain and feeling, how can we do battle against this flood; what has permanence? Our lives too stream away, down the unlighted avenues, past the strip of time, unidentified.”

—  Virginia Woolf, from The Waves

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“It’s all a lie! Outwardly it’s the truth, but inwardly a lie!”

—  Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov 

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“Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough.”

—  Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

(via neverendingpoetry)

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theessentialshandbook:

 luke bliss-thompsn 

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“Sometimes there’s so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can’t take it, and my heart is just going to cave in.”

—  American Beauty (1999) dir. by Sam Mendes

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“We must resist. We must refuse
to disappear.”

—  Margaret Atwood, from Roominghouse, Winter 

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orchidetelm:

Anna Karina and Michel Subor on the set of “Le Petit Soldat” (1960)

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“To seek a true feeling among the chaos of the unfeelings or half-feelings of life, to recognize it when found, and to accept the consequences of the discovery […]”

—  Virginia Woolf, from Night And Day

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