No one will weave dreams for me - it’s my turn to weave dreams for others

South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami

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Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work - and realizing what opportunity is and what isn’t.

Lucille Ball (via observando)

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#luck and trouble #quote

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford

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Someday you’ll find the right person, and you’ll learn to have a lot more confidence in yourself. In this world, there are things only you can do alone, and things you can only do with someone else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount.

After dark by Haruki Murakami

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What I Have Lived For

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. These passions, like great winds, have blown me hither and thither, in a wayward course, over a great ocean of anguish, reaching to the very verge of despair.
 I have sought love, first, because it brings ecstasy - ecstasy so great that I would often have sacrificed all the rest of life for a few hours of this joy. I have sought it, next, because it relieves loneliness—that terrible loneliness in which one shivering consciousness looks over the rim of the world into the cold unfathomable lifeless abyss. I have sought it finally, because in the union of love I have seen, in a mystic miniature, the prefiguring vision of the heaven that saints and poets have imagined. This is what I sought, and though it might seem too good for human life, this is what—at last—I have found.

With equal passion I have sought knowledge. I have wished to understand the hearts of men. I have wished to know why the stars shine. And I have tried to apprehend the Pythagorean power by which number holds sway above the flux. A little of this, but not much, I have achieved.

 Love and knowledge, so far as they were possible, led upward toward the heavens. But always pity brought me back to earth. Echoes of cries of pain reverberate in my heart. Children in famine, victims tortured by oppressors, helpless old people a burden to their sons, and the whole world of loneliness, poverty, and pain make a mockery of what human life should be. I long to alleviate this evil, but I cannot, and I too suffer.

 This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the chance were offered me.

The Prologue to Bertrand Russell’s Autobiography (via stephen-fry-me)

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Beggining to End by Ta-ku

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#no typos there #songs to break up to #ta-ku #instrumental #song

I guess it was plain jealousy. I gave it another name but maybe I didn’t want them to be able so easily to go away from me in a direction I couldn’t follow.

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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#quote #humanity


Paper art by Morgana Wallace on Tumblr

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Without money we’d all be rich

Someone, somewhere

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Featured Curator: Justin Ruckman

Vilde J. Rolfsen uses light and colored backgrounds to make these otherworldly plastic bag landscapes. She finds the bags on the street, an easy task considering Americans blow through over 100 billion a year.

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My mouth can’t translate the things my heart says.

Jin Akanishi (via unculturedmag)

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Wicked Games James Vincent McMorrow - 29 plays
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Maybe we’ll just be us. Only changed. That’s maybe the best thing. And we will keep on won’t we?

Ernest Hemingway, from The Garden Of Eden (via violentwavesofemotion)

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