You do care. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with...– Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (via quote-book)
This is a path of letting go So there will be room to live If we hold on to...– Lao-Tzu, Tao Te Ching (A Path and a Practice)
Ghosts and Onionskins: If I am to Settle →
ghostsandonionskins: Marry me in ribbons that used to be a dress wherein a famous courtesan heard a million men profess their tongue-tied love undying but then weave them in your hair so that no eyes could pretend to have seen fabric look so fair Marry me in lilies where once a battlefield was torn to muddy…
Some piece of you stays in me and I’ll never give it back. The heart hoards...
I wanted the past to go away, I wanted to leave it, like another country; I...
when the lights go out, there is a light by which the heart sees.– Olga Rosmanith
The young student sits with his head bent over his books, and his mind straying...– Rabindranath Tagore, from “Lover’s Gifts”
Ghosts and Onionskins: Tall are the trees hard is... →
ghostsandonionskins: Tall are the trees hard is the wind an offer of fear that your presence rescinds Dry is my throat but soft is your hand Show me the forest make me understand Deep is the water dark are the depths Wet prison unknown down a whale’s ribcage steps Trembling my two hands but your eyes are…
I know that’s what people say— you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know...– Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in...– Vivian Greene (via myquotelibrary)
Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has...– H Jackson Brown, Jr. (via myquotelibrary)
Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of...– Rumi (via misplacedblues)
Ghosts and Onionskins: Where is the hope that is... →
ghostsandonionskins: Where is the hope that is written? Where are the eyes that are sung? Where’s the forever that’s promised by all of our first lovers, young? Where are my days that get better? Or the anything I could become? No we don’t let the kids cling to fairy tales but where then do our tales come from?
Admiration at their novelty heightens the value of your achievements, It is both...– Balthasar Gracian, ‘Art of Worldly Wisdom’
I am one of the searchers. There are, I believe, millions of us. We are not...– James Kavanaugh (There are Men Too Gentle to Live Among Wolves)
nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals the power of your intense...– ee cummings
ghostsandonionskins: Let it be me, if you happen to be flesh and bone and silently a women who might bloom to touch Let it be me, to open you such If golden storm that takes my skiff is hair you’ve never loved, and if from woman falls the stoic mask I am a man, you need just ask And if you stoop to read these lines imagining our limbs entwined Imagine till it has to be made real, my...
There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do...– Neil Gaiman
“We are most alive when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” -Thornton Wilder
The rain to the wind said, You push and I’ll pelt.’ They so smote the garden...– Robert Frost (via misplacedblues)
Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be...– Ray Bradbury
a drop in the ocean a change in the weather I was praying that you and me...– Ron Pope- A Drop in the Ocean (via k-sturm)
Regrets about the journey, maybe, but not the destination.– Nicholas Sparks (Dear John)
To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.– AA Milne
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don’t bother...– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Don’t gain the world and lose your soul Wisdom is better than silver and gold– Bob Marley