The sign of a beautiful person is that he always sees beauty in others.– Omar Suleiman (via c-oquetry)
Ambivalence: Writing about love is like reading a... →
pathofthesky: Writing about love is like reading a passage in a language you can’t speak; you can never grab the essence of it because the meaning is lost in translation. I don’t know how to write about love but the moment I saw you, I thought about how the words began to wring the life out of my heart. I… love this.
All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic...– Thomas Carlyle (via booksandpublishing)
If they don’t need you, it’s okay. You do not live for other people.– Kyo (via wolf-cub)
45 Wonderful Fan-Designed Covers for 'The Great... →
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has one of the most iconic book covers of all time. Francis Cugat was commissioned to design it while Fitzgerald was still working on the novel, and when he s…
Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow...– Ibn Taymiyyah (via blue-voids)
You have to find the right distance between people. Too close, and they...– Hanif Kureishi (via ryannxp) easier said than done
Treat people like mirrors and watch how you reflect in their eyes.– Nnamdi G. Osuagwu (via booksandpublishing)
What we want is never simple. We move among the things we thought we wanted:...– Linda Pastan, Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems, 1968-1998 (via commanderspock)
I want to drive to the city alone. go to a cute restaurant, eat a nice simple sandwich. get coffee from Starbucks, and walk around Times square and Central Park. watch a broadway show. at night buy a couple of beers and go to the Brooklyn bridge to see the Manhattan skyline. then blast the music and drive to like Montauk, sleep in the car, and wake up to watch the sunrise. idk. sigh. just one...
“I wish I could write a beautiful book to break those hearts that are soon to cease to exist: a book of faith and small neat worlds and of people who live by the philosophies of popular songs.” -Zelda Fitzgerald
Sometimes people have nothing to say because they’re too empty and sometimes...– Yasmin Mogahe (via 6-666)
We were meant to lose the people we love. How else would we know how important...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (via perfect)
What You Should Be Reading: Great Sites to get... →
whatyoushouldbereadingrightnow: amazon.com - this is a given. They have a fantastic book selection, are also a great site to look up and find books you might be interested in. They also show prices from other places and for used books which may be cheaper than what is advertised on their sight and you can purchase these…
“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” -Anne Frank
Simplicity, to me, has always been the essence of good taste.– Cary Grant (via booksandpublishing)
ill take the rain, but she prefers champagne and...
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory the stronger and...– Nabokov (via booksandpublishing)
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to...– Voltaire (via bookriot)
He is jealous for me, Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree, Bending beneath the weight of His wind and mercy. When all of a sudden, I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory, And I realize just how beautiful You are, And how great Your affections are for me. And oh, how He loves us, oh, Oh, how He loves us, How He loves us all And we are His portion and He is our prize, Drawn to...
As the winter winds litter London with lonely...