Overheard between two students

  • First student:"The innocent sleep that knits up the ravelled sleeve of care..."
  • Second student:Wow, what's that from?
  • First student:Shakespeare, but I don't know which one.
  • Second student:William, probably.
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I knew it wasn’t too important, but it made me sad anyway.

Salinger (via nevver)
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i’m actually pretty cool just give me like 5 tries to get it right

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—Netflix would be by far the best dating site. “Here are 9 other singles in your area who have also watched Breaking Bad for 12 straight hours”

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because you aren’t afraid to kiss the dirt
(and consequently dare to climb the sky)

e.e. cummings (via thedustdancestoo)
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Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.

Vladimir Nabokov, 1899-1977

Nabokov was born on this day in 1899, 115 years ago. The Russian-American author was a prolific writer and translator, and published novels in Russian, short story collections, plays, and poetry, as well as nine novels in English. Read more about his life and works on University Press Scholarship Online

(via oupacademic)

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Some say they get lost in books, but I find myself, again and again, in the pages of a good book. Humanly speaking, there is no greater teacher, no greater therapist, no greater healer of the soul, than a well-stocked library.

L.R. Knost  (via paperlover)
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In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.

Dante Alighieri, Inferno (via twentysomethingvagabond)
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