posts tagged "literature"

Human beings must love something.

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë

Every detail takes on extra importance when nothing makes sense anymore.

99 Francs, Frederic Beigbeder

I looked everywhere for someone who had the power to change the world, until the day I realized it could be me.

99 Francs, Frederic Beigbeder

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley

I can’t explain what I mean. And even if I could, I’m not sure I’d feel like it.

J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark. In the hopeless swamps of the not quite, the not yet, and the not at all, do not let the hero in your soul perish and leave only frustration for the life you deserved, but never have been able to reach. The world you desire can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

I think that it is most certainly the case that the best artists are the best because they have in their hearts an infinite affection for the objects of the world.

The Way Through Doors, Jesse Ball

We tire differently if we love or love not.

Jesse Ball, The Curfew

Weariness of soul lies before her, as it lies behind … and the imperfect remedy is always to fly, from the last place where it has been experienced.

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

Think! I’ve got enough to do, and little enough to get for it, without thinking.

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
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