tidbits from the tip of the tongue // as much as I love the look of this theme, it is frustrating how it does not accept apostrophe in text

“The voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls.”

“I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.”

—Helena Bonham Carter 

“I don’t travel because I want to leave my home. I travel because I need to know why I’m staying.”

—from Humans of New York

“In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

—Margaret Atwood

“Forget the box of chocolates. Life is like icing on a cupcake, but you better wait for the cake too cool before you try and ice it. Otherwise, all you will have is a sloppy mess.”

—Overheard at work

“Closing your eyes isn’t going to change anything. Nothing’s going to disappear just because you can’t see what’s going on. In fact, things will even be worse the next time you open your eyes. That’s the kind of world we live in. Keep your eyes wide open. Only a coward closes his eyes. Closing your eyes and plugging up your ears won’t make time stand still.”

—Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via creatingaquietmind)

(via nouvelle-nouveau)

“If you don’t have enemies, you don’t have character.”

—Paul Newman

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”

—Albert Einstein

(Source: noahsiano, via nouvelle-nouveau)

“The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears, or the ocean.”

—Isak Dinesen

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