"It is as if the sound of wonder is central to being Icelandic. The sound of breath being taken away.”
(Source: iwanttocatchastar, via bacadi)
It is possible that longing for something is better than actually having it. I’ve heard it said that satisfaction is the death of desire.
- Hank Moody (via catnihp
(Source: psych-facts, via cat-eye)
The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.
- Les Miserables
, Victor Hugo (via seabois
I regret nothing. There have been things I missed, but I ask no questions, because I have loved it, such as it has been, even the moments of emptiness, even the unanswered—and that I loved it, that is the unanswered in my life.
- The Fountainhead
, Ayn Rand (via seabois
So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my sufferances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger- because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being.
- Jack Kerouac (via whyallcaps