Serenade for my love

I wanna be everything that I'm not

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"But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin."

"In fact," said Mustapha Mond, "you’re claiming the right to be unhappy."

"All right then," said the Savage defiantly, "I’m claiming the right to be unhappy."

—    Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

“ It’s only because of their stupidity that they’re able to be so sure of themselves. ”

—    Franz Kafka, The Trial

“ You have so many layers, that you can peel away a few, and everyone’s so shocked or impressed that you’re baring your soul, while to you it’s nothing, because you know you’ve twenty more layers to go. ”

—     Craig Thompson (via psych-facts)

“ You are a danger zone. I must not enter. I should not enter. But I might. ”

—    Yrsa Daley-Ward, from “emergency warning,” bone (via lifeinpoetry)

“ You can’t quell depression by making love.
But we tried.
But we tried ”

—    Yrsa Daley-Ward, from “panacea,” bone (via lifeinpoetry)

“ Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ”

—    George Orwell, 1984

“ How else can one threaten, other than with death? The interesting, the original thing, would be to threaten someone with immortality. ”

—    Jorge Luis Borges, Biografía Verbal (1988) by Roberto Alifano, p. 23

“ Sometimes you have to give up on people - not because you don’t care, but because they don’t care. ”

—     Unknown (via psych-facts)