lilco-pilot: “One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter.” — James Earl Jones
newwideeyes: “I like people who have a sense of individuality. I love expression and anything awkward and imperfect, because that’s natural and that’s real.” — Marc Jacobs
myquotelibrary: “He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.” — Leo Tolstoy
spelunkerofgrapefruits: “I really don’t know what ‘I love you’ means. I think it means ‘don’t leave me alone.’” — Neil Gaiman
myquotelibrary: “When you sell a man a book you don’t sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.” — Christopher Morley
myquotelibrary: “As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, the wise are not moved by praise or blame.” — Siddhartha Gautama
myquotelibrary: “I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.” — Oliver Goldsmith
mikalen: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” — G.K. Chesterton
regardlessofstableground: “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” — Stephen King
regardlessofstableground: “Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most.” — Mark Twain
What you said: I'm pro choice because it's the logical stance on abortion and because women shouldn't be told what they can and cannot do with their bodies.
What they think you said: I suppose I'll burn down a few orphanages before I go over to Satan's place and drink the blood of newborn babies.
I like being alone.
tokyo-tea: I like drinking coffee alone, and reading alone. I like riding the bus alone, and walking home alone. It gives me time to think, and set my mind free. I like eating alone, and listening to music alone. But when I see a mother with her child, a girl with her lover, or a friend laughing with their best friend, I realize that even though I like being alone, I don’t fancy being...
regardlessofstableground: “Although most boys figure out how to bring themselves to orgasm by age thirteen, half of girls don’t have their first orgasms until their late teens, twenties, or beyond. Teenage girls widely agree that they get the message loud and clear that masturbation is something boys do, but girls don’t, can’t, or shouldn’t. The cultural focus on intercourse tells young women to...
regardlessofstableground: “In spite of language, in spite of intelligence and intuition and sympathy, one can never really communicate anything to anybody. The essential substance of every thought and feeling remains incommunicable, locked up in the impenetrable strong-room of the individual soul and body. Our life is a sentence of perpetual solitary confinement.” — Aldous Huxley
regardlessofstableground: “God, but life is loneliness, despite all the opiates, despite the shrill tinsel gaiety of “parties” with no purpose, despite the false grinning faces we all wear. 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...
regardlessofstableground: “I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you goodnight. And there’s a lot of difference.” — Ernest Hemingway
regardlessofstableground: “I find that by putting things in writing I can understand them and see them a little more objectively…For words are merely tools and if you use the right ones you can actually put even your life in order, if you don’t lie to yourself and use the wrong words.” — Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
regardlessofstableground: “I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
regardlessofstableground: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” — Albert Einstein