"Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them…life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves."
— Gabriel García Márquez (via ismiledsweetly)
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."
— Plato (via psych-facts)
"I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone."
— Rainer Maria Rilke (via fernsandmoss)
"I hold a beast, an angel, and a madman in me, and my inquiry is as to their working, and my problem is their subjugation and victory, down throw and upheaval, and my effort is their self-expression."
— Dylan Thomas (via peignoir-complacencies)
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"I am convinced that man will never give up true suffering — that is, destruction and chaos. Why, suffering is the sole root of consciousness."
— Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from the Underground (via fyodors)