"I wrote on the wind
The name of my love.
I wrote it on the water.
I did not know
That the wind rushes by without listening,
That names dissolve in the water."
- Nizar Qabbani, The Book of Love (via poemusicoffee)
(Source: metaphorformetaphor, via journalofanobody)
"Paris, June ‘59
I have abandoned the moral point of view. Morals lead to abstraction and to injustice. They are the mother of fanaticism and blindness. Whoever is virtuous must cut off the heads. But what to say of those who profess morality without being able to live up to its high standards. The heads fall and he legislates, unfaithful. Morality cuts in two, separates, wastes away. One must flee morality, accept being judged and not judging, saying yes, creating unity—and for the time being, suffering agony."
- Albert Camus, Notebooks 1951-1959 (via whyallcaps)
(Source: , via man-of-prose)
To The Wonder
"L’amour qui nous aime…Merci / Love that loves us…Thank you."
"When you start to live outside yourself, it’s all dangerous. Maybe I’d better go back into our world, your and my world that I made up; we made up I mean. I was a great success in that world."
- Ernest Hemingway, The Garden Of Eden (via requiemforthepast)
"I like her. She makes life interesting. She, herself, is interesting, I suppose. She talks right from the heart. I appreciate her frankness and I like the fact that she doesn’t force the natural flow of a conversation. There’s personality in her words. She thus gets to the core of things and that’s important because with her — I can talk knowing that the talk is real! Oh believe me, it’s amazingly real! And she also gives me the opportunity to listen as fully and completely as possible. And I can’t seem to get her out of my head […]"
- Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters (via pre-raphaelites)
(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via ohdreaming)