Darkling I Listen

“The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.”

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”

—   James Joyce (via observando)

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.”

—   Helen Rowland (via observando)

“that corpse you planted last year in your garden,
has it begun to sprout? will it bloom this year?
or has the sudden frost disturbed its bed?”

—   T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land (via xiolet)

(Source: beryl-azure, via bookwormbysshe)

sakibatch:

perlockholmes:

I swear this is how the scene went

I LAUGHED FOREVER AND ITS SO TRUE

(via olivepaisleys)

Aboard the Simplon-Orient Express, 1950. By Jack Birns.

(Source: travelparty, via sharontates)

“And there I sat, long long ago, waiting for the world to know me.”

—   Nathaniel Hawthorne (via introspectivepoet)

(Source: goodreads.com, via pen-names)