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19 hours ago with 3,681 notes
My blood is alive with many voices
telling me I am made of longing.

Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book Of Hours (via easymomentsandobsession)

21 hours ago with 1,661 notes
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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on how a smile saved his life during the Spanish Civil War – an exquisite meditation on our shared humanity, and one of the most soul-stirring things I’ve ever read.
Making things is so human that psychology and philosophy have gotten nowhere in trying to account for it.
1 day ago with 238 notes
theparisreview:

                        five years old,he sees more than he knows, but likes the mysteryof fondness, and the nothing in his dream
that might be everything he cannot telland might be what it seems: that private gameof making good, and owing no one nothing.
—John Burnside, from “Nothing.”Photography: Kin Chan.
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Maurice Sendak’s Chicken Soup with Rice, one of Dinah Fried’s brilliant Fictitious Dishes – meals from beloved books, which she cooks, art-directs, and photographs. 
snowqueens:

when this gets to 100,000 can i put it on my resume

godspeed che
gregorygalloway:

Samuel Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989), in Paris, 1964

1 week ago with 74 notes
slaughterhouse90210:

“And there is another feeling that is a great consolation in poverty. I believe everyone who has been hard up has experienced it. It is a feeling of relief, almost of pleasure, at knowing yourself at last genuinely down and out. You have talked so often of going to the dogs — and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them, and you can stand it.”  ― George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London
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