Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life, and you will...– Carl Jung (via maddierose)
And I can’t be running back and forth forever between grief and high delight.– J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via maddierose)
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate....– Kurt Vonnegut (via doworkstayclassy)
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maddierose: Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan, an indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego): The wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start. Yuanfen(Chinese): A relationship by fate or destiny. This is a complex concept. It draws on principles of predetermination in Chinese culture, which dictate relationships, encounters and...
It is easy to forget how full the world is of people, full to bursting, and each...– John Green, Paper Towns (via robertogreco)
I think I fall a little in love with people when I catch them in small moments, when they think no one’s looking at them, when they absently twirl a strand of hair between their fingers, when they lick their thumb to turn a page in a book. There’s something beautiful about a person who is lost in a thought, or adjusting their shirt, or is scratching a phantom itch on their arm, or even someone...
She kissed him until the sky seemed to fade out and all her smiles and tears to...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Ice Palace” (via poseidenne)
Nobody knows you. You don’t know yourself. And I, who am half in love with...– D.H. Lawrence, Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence (via serialstranger)
“There’s no better gift than a photograph. Stephen Colbert recently sent an enlarged, framed photo featuring him dressed as me, vacuuming, with a nude model on his back. It was similar to a photo of me kiteboarding, and it was gratefully received because the fire on Necker burned down my office and with it all my notebooks and photographs.”
She always had that about her, that look of otherness, of eyes that see things...– Joanne Harris (via 33113)
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maddierose: A Collection of Rare and Obscure Words Cheiloproclitic - Being attracted to someones lips. Quidnunc - One who always has to know what is going on. Ultracrepidarian - Of one who speaks or offers opinions on matters beyond their knowledge. Apodyopis - The act of mentally undressing someone. …