People speak sometimes about the ‘bestial’ cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky  (via corvidae-and-crossroads)

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There is always something left to love.
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude (via itsfromabook)

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We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading
B. F. Skinner (via ariafnas)

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“People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety – like light – is a façade.”

― C.J. Roberts

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“Unconditional love is an illogical notion, but such a great and powerful one.”

― A.J. Jacobs

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“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”
― Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”

― Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

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“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
― Brian Tracy

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”

― Brian Tracy

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wallflowerbloom:

No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.

(Dead Poets Society, 1989)

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“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”

― Robert Frost

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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
― Mae West

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

― Mae West

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“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk.

― Stephen King

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There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
 Earnest Hemingway (via shooting-for—the-stars)

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She could be good for me // And you’ll be good to her

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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
― John Lennon 

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

― John Lennon 

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