"So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays."
Dead Poets Society. Dir. Peter Weir. (via wordsnquotes)
"The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer, because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition. There was nothing I wanted to be."
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via splitterherzen)
"It’s not ‘clever lonely’ (like Morrissey) or ‘interesting lonely’ (like Radiohead); it’s ‘lonely lonely,’ like the way it feels when you’re being hugged by someone and it somehow makes you sadder."
Klosterman, Chuck. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto.  (via wordsnquotes)
becomming:

xlizardx:

Apparently this is "The clearest photo of Mercury ever taken."
"This is why you should never, ever get your hopes up. This is why you should see the glass as half empty. So when the whole thing spills, you aren’t as devastated."
Emily Giffin, Something Borrowed  (via bluegirls)
christcrispys:

 

I miss someone I haven’t met yet.

"Believe you can and you’re halfway there."
Theodore Roosevelt (via observando)
"As much as I let something go,
it never really leaves me.
I want to believe I’m moving on
but I found myself sitting in the
shower again thinking that I
I can wash my hands thirty
times a day and still find dirt
under my fingernails."
internal, kpk (via towritepoems)

“It’s weird how something so simple represents so much.”
"Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love. I like to work, read, learn, and understand life."
Langston Hughes (via wordsnquotes)
"That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via blond007)