"Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality."
— Edgar Allan Poe (via langleav)
"I would rather die of passion than of boredom."
— Vincent Van Gogh (via lillyfelizitas)
(Source: hellanne, via 2amconversations)
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
— Helen Keller (via larmoyante)
"I would like to give you the silver
branch, the small white flower, the one
word that will protect you
from the grief at the center
of your dream, from the grief
at the center."
— Margaret Atwood, from “Variation on the Word Sleep” (via commovente)
"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."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald (via ph-azing)
(Source: el-tilichero, via z55555)