"What is the source of our first suffering? It lies in the fact that we hesitated to speak. It was born in the moment when we accumulated silent things within us."
Bachelard, Poetics of Space
"Are we fallen angels who didn’t want to believe that nothing is nothing and so were born to lose our loved ones and dear friends one by one and finally our own life, to see it proved?"
— Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums (via quotes-shape-us)
"…you want friends,
you’re going to have to write
letters to strangers."
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"You’re not really an adult at all. You’re just a tall child holding a beer, having a conversation you don’t understand."
— Dylan Moran (via respectmycomplexity)
"Because she competes with no one, no one can compete with her."
— Lao Tzu (via respectmycomplexity)