"I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses."
— Friedrich Nietzsche (via citymoon)
"Honor as clear as the day or as bright as the sun is cultivated in dark rooms and deep recesses."
— Hung Ying-ming, Master of the Three Ways (via trigonis)
"A man tells his stories so many times that he becomes the stories. They live on after him, and in that way he becomes immortal."
— Will Bloom, Big Fish (via quotesaboutthings)
"Bookstores are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because the authors couldn’t find anyone to talk to."
— Alain de Botton (via bookporn)
"Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder."
"Success can be just as disconcerting as failure."
— Don Henley. (via shadydeeds)
"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard"
— A.A Milne Winnie-The-Pooh (via niknag)
"We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean, because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google, check-in, and hashtag."
— Jeremy Glass, We Can’t Get Lost Anymore (via her0inchic)
"We (humans) hurt without purpose. We hurt, not because
we need to, but because we can. That is cruelty."
— Grey Marks
"Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word."
— George R.R. Martin (via fawun)