Paper Lover

This is an ode to all things books. Pure and simple.


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reblogged from observando
Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager. Susan Sontag 
 
reblogged from alllways
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder and more open to what scares us. We always have this choice. Pema Chödrön 
How strange it is. We have these deep terrible lingering fears about ourselves and the people we love. Yet we walk around, talk to people, eat and drink. We manage to function. The feelings are deep and real. Shouldn’t they paralyze us? How is it we can survive them, at least for a little while? We drive a car, we teach a class. How is it no one sees how deeply afraid we were, last night, this morning? Is it something we all hide from each other, by mutual consent? Or do we share the same secret without knowing it? Wear the same disguise? Don DeLillo 

 
reblogged from noir-d-amour
Il faut beaucoup aimer les hommes. Beaucoup, beaucoup. Beaucoup les aimer pour les aimer. Sans cela, ce n’est pas possible, on ne peut pas les supporter. Marguerite Duras,La Vie matérielle 

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reblogged from splitterherzen
And we are quotation marks, inverted and upside down, clinging to one another at the end of this life sentence. Trapped by lives we did not choose. Tahereh Mafi 

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reblogged from shaefierce
The little things? The little moments? — They aren’t little. John Zabat-Zinn 

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Please don’t, above all,
plant me in your heart.

I grow too quick.

Rainer Maria Rilke, 

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