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“ Each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one. ”

—    Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven (via observando)

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Hear the thunder roar, see the lightning flash. A Samurai is reborn.

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“ Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece. ”

—    Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (via larmoyante)

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“ Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either — but right through every human heart — and through all human hearts. This line shifts. Inside us, it oscillates with the years. And even within hearts overwhelmed by evil, one small bridgehead of good is retained. And even in the best of all hearts, there remains … an unuprooted small corner of evil. ”

—    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (via phil0kalia)

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“ Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry. ”

—    Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel (via abagofbooks)

(Source: quotes-shape-us, via classiclibrarian)

“ Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune. ”

—    Noam Chomsky (via quosoc)

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“ There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one. ”

—    Kazuo Ishiguro (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

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Unknown Roman, Fresco found near Pompeii (A.D. 14–62)

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“ Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines — it’s hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits. ”

—    Robin SloanMr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore  (via larien-vardamir-arcamonel)

(Source: duttonbooks, via sosungalittleclodofclay)

“ I touch you knowing we weren’t born tomorrow,
and somehow, each of us will help the other live,
and somewhere, each of us must help the other die. ”

—    Adrienne Rich, Twenty One Love Poems (via larmoyante)

(via fuckyeahexistentialism)

“ I am part of the part that once was everything,
Part of the darkness which gave birth to light… ”

—    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

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“ Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. ”

—    Henry Miller (via observando)

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“ People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ”

—    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (via observando)

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