September 13, 2012   37 notes
“God, why does a mortal man have children? It is senseless to love anything this much.” 
-Barbara Kingsolver

“God, why does a mortal man have children? It is senseless to love anything this much.” 

-Barbara Kingsolver

September 9, 2012   33 notes
“Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass.” 
-William Shakespeare

“Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass.” 

-William Shakespeare

September 6, 2012   200 notes
"Simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”
-F. Scott Fitzgerald 

"Simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”

-F. Scott Fitzgerald 

September 1, 2012   93 notes
“There are moments when even to the sober eye of reason, the world of our sad humanity may assume the semblance of Hell. ” 
-Edgar Allan Poe

“There are moments when even to the sober eye of reason, the world of our sad humanity may assume the semblance of Hell. ” 

-Edgar Allan Poe

August 30, 2012   46 notes
“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.”
—Ayn Rand

“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.”

—Ayn Rand

August 26, 2012   78 notes
“The fraudulence paradox was that the more time and effort you put into trying to appear impressive or attractive to other people, the less impressive or attractive you felt inside — you were a fraud.”
-David Foster Wallace

“The fraudulence paradox was that the more time and effort you put into trying to appear impressive or attractive to other people, the less impressive or attractive you felt inside — you were a fraud.”

-David Foster Wallace

August 25, 2012   59 notes
“Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.” 
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.” 

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

August 24, 2012   35 notes
“To encounter the sacred is to be alive at the deepest center of human existence. Sacred places are the truest definitions of the earth; they stand for the earth immediately and forever; they are its flags and shields.”
-N. Scott Momaday

“To encounter the sacred is to be alive at the deepest center of human existence. Sacred places are the truest definitions of the earth; they stand for the earth immediately and forever; they are its flags and shields.”
-N. Scott Momaday

August 20, 2012   41 notes
“You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.” 
― Albert Camus

“You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.”
― Albert Camus

August 16, 2012   69 notes
“My God, a moment of bliss. Why isn’t that enough for a whole lifetime?”
-Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“My God, a moment of bliss. Why isn’t that enough for a whole lifetime?”

-Fyodor Dostoyevsky