A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts. We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us.
Henry David Thoreau (via oedameux)

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I am the androgyne
I am the living mind you fail to describe
in your dead language
the lost noun, the verb surviving
only in the infinitive
the letters of my name are written under the lids
of the newborn child

Adrienne Rich (via fernsandmoss)
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Friedrich Nietzsche (via spacecadet182)
Who fears the wolf should never enter the forest.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Gambler   (via mirroir)

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The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
Friedrich Nietzsche (via moralanarchism)
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Aldous Huxley, Brave New World (via quotes-shape-us)
Your room is not your prison. You are.
Sylvia Plath, 6 July 1953, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via blvckchlorophyll)

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Every living thing is a masterpiece, written by nature and edited by evolution.
Neil deGrasse Tyson (via oedameux)

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I don’t like green tea.
a bitch who needs to get the fuck outta my sight (via aminaabramovic)
The difference between a truly dominant man and a controlling one is that the dominant man needs and wants consent, whereas the controlling man doesn’t even understand what this word means.
(via ouinaer)

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Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

After I met you,

I started dreaming in colors.

And that’s saying a lot

for someone who’s only known

what it feels like

to live in the dark.

Connotativewords | jl | Colorblind
The best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he’s in prison.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Nelson Mandela, Former South African President