Category: literature

But I must admit I miss you quite terribly. Th…

But I must admit I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby. I go to bed early and rise late and feel as if I have hardly slept.

You have never loved me. You have only thought…

You have never loved me. You have only thought it pleasant to be in love with me.

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“I’m like that. Either I forget right away or I never forget.”

Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot
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“It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty.”

Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated
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“Have you ever had that feeling— that you’d like to go to a whole different place and become a whole different self?”

Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
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“Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.”

Albert Camus, The Fall
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“The world is difficult, and we are all breakable. So just be kind.”

Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl
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“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.”

E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web (via the-book-diaries)

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“I obviously do everything to be ‘hard to understand’ myself.”

Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
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“We are our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.”

Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker (via the-book-diaries)