Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery. - Anne Sexton
761"Every person must choose how much truth he can stand." - Irvin D. Yalom, from When Nietzsche Wept 

(Source: travellingseagull)

585"Perhaps my best years are gone. When there was a chance of happiness. But I wouldn’t want them back. Not with the fire in me now. No, I wouldn’t want them back." - Samuel Beckett, from Krapp’s Last Tape
431"Be again, be again." - Samuel Beckett, from Krapp’s Last Tape 
332"Sat shivering in the park, drowned in dreams and burning to be gone." - Samuel Beckett, from Krapp’s Last Tape 
960"Because I love you. Because I love you and I never want to lose you and that’s all. I love you from my heart, my soul, my mind. And I’ll never let you down. All right?" -  Monster (2003) dir. by Patty Jenkins
504"What you’re feeling right now is just guilt, over something you had absolutely no control over." - Monster (2003) dir. by Patty Jenkins
365"I lay down across her with my face in her breasts and my hand on her. We lay there without moving. But under us all moved, and moved us, gently, up and down, and from side to side." - Samuel Beckett, from Krapp’s Last Tape 

(Source: ocn)

218"The definition of morality: Morality is the idiosyncrasy of decadents having the hidden desire to revenge themselves upon life — and being successful." - Friedrich Nietzsche, from Ecce Homo
604"We accept the love we think we deserve." - Stephen Chbosky 
1748"Literature is born when something in life goes slightly adrift." - Simone de Beauvoir, from The Prime Of Life

(Source: beauvoiriana, via petitgeorgette)

1049"She is shy. Brilliant. Deceptively funny. Dangerous." - Reaching For The Moon (2013) dir. by Bruno Barreto
2025"Gradually, but deliberately…I have made myself into a machine. I have done it deliberately—in order to endure, in order not to feel. I have deliberately killed my senses—I have deliberately died […]" - T.S. Eliot, from Selected Letters
1082"Be with me always — take any form — drive me mad! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!" - Emily Brontë, from Wuthering Heights


"Too many things are improperly known."

Ernest Hemingway, True at first light: A Fictional Memoir. Scribner, 2000

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