“my drops of tears i’ll turn to sparks of fire.”
“I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon  (via barefootinthecold)
“I’m too careless. I don’t put out enough effort. I’m tired.”
Charles Bukowski (via exoticwild)
“you’re the loveliest flower in the garden but your stems are covered in thorns”
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“I have performed the necessary butchery. Here is the bleeding corpse.”
Henry James, after a request by the Times Literary Supplement to cut three lines from a 5,000 word article (via annadevries)
“The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold; the curves of your lips rewrite history.”
The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (via christiancbale)
“And God said “Love Your Enemy,” and I obeyed him and loved myself.”
خليل جبران ‎ Khalil Gibran (via nezua)

She could still hear Sansa screaming. Ser Ilyn drew a two-handed greatsword from the scabbard on his back. As he lifted the blade above his head, sunlight seemed to ripple and dance down the dark metal, glinting off an edge sharper than any razor. Ice, she thought, he has Ice! Her tears streamed down her face, blinding her. (…) Dimly, as if from far away, she heard a… a noise… a soft sighing sound, as if a million people had let out their breath at once.