Every introvert alive knows the exquisite pleasure of stepping from the clamor of a party into the bathroom and closing the door.
- Sophia Dembling - The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World
(Source: cumbered-cat, via persephones)
I’m just dying to say, “Hey, do you ever feel like jumping off a bridge?” or “Do you feel an emptiness inside your chest at night that is going to swallow you?” But you can’t say that at a cocktail party.
- Paul Gilmartin (via awreckageofstars
I need silence, and to be alone and to go out, and to save one hour
to consider what has happened to my world, what death has done to my
- Virginia Woolf, The Waves (via grigiabot
This is fun. Try it in fullscreen. Extra points if you tilt your head. You’re only human.
My face was literally this:
instant reblog omg
My heart was racing throughout the whole thing, with immediate goosebumps when it ended. #love
THIS IS THE COOLEST THING IN THE WORLD OMG ASFJDKJS GKL ASJDLK
link for fullscreen
(Source: danforth, via for-the-love-of-classical-music)
Hayao Miyazaki - The wind rises, 2013
Leibniz was somewhat mean about money. When any young lady at the court of Hanover married, he used to give her what he called a “wedding present,” consisting of useful maxims, ending up with the advice not to give up washing now that she had secured a husband. History does not record whether the brides were grateful.
- Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy
And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
No other life forms know they are alive, and neither do they know they will die. This is our curse alone.
- Thomas Ligotti, The Conspiracy Against the Human Race