"I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned (via teenager90s)
"I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody."
— J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via charlottexroy)
"I am learning how to compromise the wild dream ideals and the necessary realities without such screaming pain."
— Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, edited by Karen V. Kukil (via adderalldust)
(Source: litverve, via adderalldust)
"Never, never tell them. Try and remember that. Never tell anyone anything ever. Never tell anyone anything again."
— Ernest Hemingway, from The Garden Of Eden (via violentwavesofemotion)
"For who would dare to assert that eternal happiness can compensate for a single moment’s human suffering."
— Albert Camus, The Plague (via man-of-prose)
"Surely every one realizes, at some point along the way, that he is capable of living a far better life than the one he has chosen."
— Henry Miller (via adderalldust)
(Source: observando, via adderalldust)
"What I want
out of mind."
— Sylvia Plath, The Eye-Mote (via unmaiden)
(Source: whyallcaps.us, via aconstantfriend)
tonight this room is smoky
and I am alone
listening to the silence.
I am tired of waiting on life,
it was so slow to arrive and so quick to
the streets and the cities are
love is on the damned cross
and death laughs in the back
On the edge - Charles Bukowski
"About here, she thought, dabbling her fingers in the water, a ship had sunk, and she murmured, dreamily half asleep, how we perished, each alone."
— Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse (via fromtheashirise)
(Source: talesofpassingtime, via fromtheashirise)