The Metaphysical Rebel
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Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

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Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

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"There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly."

Antisthenes (via philosophy-quotes)

"Ah, Misha, he has a stormy spirit. His mind is in bondage. He is haunted by a great, unsolved doubt. He is one of those who don’t want millions, but an answer to their questions."

Fyodor Dostoevsky, in The Brothers Karamazov  (via letters-to-lolita)

"So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me and reminded me that there are good things in the world."

Vincent Van Gogh  (via gensdumonde)

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"Why Art Is Always Emotional" by Wayne Koestenbaum

"Why Art Is Always Emotional" by Wayne Koestenbaum

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"What if I should discover that the poorest of the beggars and the most impudent of offenders are all within me; and that I stand in need of the alms of my own kindness, that I, myself, am the enemy who must be loved — what then?"

Carl Jung (via randomglory)
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Jonathan Tropper, This Is Where I Leave You

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Jonathan Tropper, This Is Where I Leave You

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The Wheat Field, 1881
Claude Monet

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The Wheat Field, 1881

Claude Monet

"What I needed seemed to be absent everywhere."

Charles Bukowski in introduction for John Fante’s ”Ask the Dust”  

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"Like a stranger and an outcast, I move among them not one of their words or looks reaches me any longer. I am dumb for no one understands my speech ah, but they never did understand me! Or does the same fate bear the same burden on its soul? It is terrible to be condemned to silence when one has so much to say […] Was I made for solitude or for a life in which there was no one to whom I could speak? The inability to communicate one’s thoughts is in very truth the most terrible of all kinds of loneliness."

Friedrich Nietzsche, from Selected Letters (via violentwavesofemotion)

"Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fancies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them. In fact, men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth —- often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable."

Hypatia of Alexandria (via scientificphilosopher)