"I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days I wonder how I am still able to lift my feet to walk."
- Katja Millay, The Sea of Tranquility (via sandrabarbital)
(Source: splitterherzen, via sandrabarbital)
"Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?"
Helena Bonham Carter (via qoldlush)
this is really powerful. wow.
(Source: splitterherzen, via hallways-of-enchanted-ebony)
"…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?"
- Vincent van Gogh (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: observando, via thexwasteland)
humans have destroyed so much of earth already. then you hear this talk about COLONISING space… WHY NOT WORK ON HEALING EARTH FIRST? i mean really???? that actually makes me really mad and upset.
"People don’t like love, they like that flittery flirty feeling. They don’t love love - love is sacrificial, love is ferocious, it’s not emotive. Our culture doesn’t love love, it loves the idea of love. It wants the emotion without paying anything for it. It’s ridiculous."
- Matt Chandler (via wnq-writers)
Dante and Virgile in Hell, detail (1850)