"The world is full of mediocre men who are stunning successes." Fran Lebowitz.

“When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.” Jacob Lawrence.

"Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery." W.E.B. Du Bois

" i give because i know how it feels to want. "
by (via shaelii)

(Source: gangbanger83, via annreneeamor)

" If you can’t Love me, Hate me.. If you can’t forgive me, punish me. "
" Now the sun was slanting in at one side, so that the shadows were where they ought to be. Again he fell into that strange mood of speculation that was so foreign to him. If faces were different when lit from above or below—what was a face? What was anything? "
by William Golding, Lord of the Flies (via likeafieldmouse)
" Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. "
by Rumi  (via thekihive)

(Source: psych-facts, via thekihive)


My wishes are flowers
staining my days.

Adonis, from “Celebrating Childhood,” Selected Poems (Yale University Press, 2010)

(via lifeinpoetry)

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