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Aldous Huxley on drugs, democracy, and spirituality

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Aldous Huxley on drugs, democracy, and spirituality

"She’s mad but she’s magic. There’s no lie in her fire."

Charles Bukowski (via larmoyante)

the-lowdown:

Idris Elba

the-lowdown:

Idris Elba

"You grieve. Then you continue with your life. And at times the fact of her absence will hit you like a blow to the chest, and you will weep. But this will happen less and less as time goes on."

Neil Gaiman (via damaged-love)

(Source: chaosoftroubles)

punkrot143-ryan-miller:

wish dreams could burst & pollinate reality; then, flower for me.
-me

punkrot143-ryan-miller:

wish dreams could burst &
pollinate reality;
then, flower for me.

-me

"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal."

Albert Camus (via chaosoftroubles)

(Source: leslieseuffert)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage."

Anaïs Nin

"I am not good. I am not virtuous. I am not sympathetic. I am not generous. I am merely and above all a creature of intense passionate feeling. I feel—everything. It is my genius. It burns me like fire."

Mary MacLane, I Await The Devil’s Coming

"It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being."

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night

"There were phrases of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony that still made Coe cry. He always thought it had to do with the circumstances of the composition itself. He imagined Beethoven deaf and soul-sick, his heart broken, scribbling furiously while Death stood in the doorway, clipping his nails. Still, Coe thought, it might have been living in the country that was making him cry. It was killing him with its silence and loneliness - making everything ordinary, too beautiful to bear"

The Man with the Miniature Orchestra by Dave Algonquin. 

Mad Men, 5x05

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