"I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me."
Haruki Murakami, A Poor Aunt Story (via bokura)
"The most frightening thing in the world is our own self."
Haruki Murakami, “The Mirror” (via ksext)
"It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure."
Albert Einstein (via yourcerebellum)
"You were almost like a haiku: said so little, but meant so much."
Abraham M. Alghanem, Carrefour (via sixrevolver)
"How strange is it that people of honest feelings and sensibility, who would not take advantage is a man born without arms or legs or eyes — how such people think nothing of abusing a man born with low intelligence."
Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon
"Don’t get too close to me, it’s dark inside."
Imagine Dragons, Demons (via ileu)
"We must be concerned not merely about who murdered them, but about the system, the way of life, the philosophy which produced the murderers."
Martin Luther King Jr. (1963)
"Time expands, then contracts, all in tune with the stirrings of the heart."
Kafka on the Shore (via harukimurakami)
"It is very frustrating not to be understood in this world. If you say one thing and keep being told that you mean something else, it can make you want to scream. But somewhere in the world there is a place for all of us."
Lemony Snicket, The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming (via bokura)
"Words are like nets - we hope they’ll cover what we mean, but we know they can’t possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder."
Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart (via victoriousvocabulary)