nothing is real nothing to get hung about
“So many times, so many as now, it has oppressed me to feel myself feel — to feel anguish just for feeling, to feel the restlessness of being here, the nostalgia of something I’ve never known, the sunset of all emotions, myself yellowing, subdued to grey sadness in my external self-awareness”
Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet (via pro-solitude)
“All is imaginary – family, office, friends, the street, all imaginary, far away or close at hand, the woman; the truth that lies closest, however, is only this, that you are beating your head against the wall of a windowless and doorless cell.”
Franz Kafka (via blackestdespondency)
“The struggles within yourself, the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us, that’s where it’s at.”
Jesse Owens (via childrenofthetao)
theminimalist-show:

“Members of the Young Women’s Republican Club of Milford, Conn., explored the pleasures of tobacco, poker, the strip tease and such other masculine enjoyments as had frequently cost them the evening companionship of husbands, sons and brothers.” 1941 (x)

theminimalist-show:

“Members of the Young Women’s Republican Club of Milford, Conn., explored the pleasures of tobacco, poker, the strip tease and such other masculine enjoyments as had frequently cost them the evening companionship of husbands, sons and brothers.” 1941 (x)

“Elegy’s the only necessary form.”
Kathleen Ossip, from “Elegies” (via proustitute)
“How come every other organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy, except your brain?”

Ruby Wax 

Reblogging the SHIT out of this.

(via livelifebyliving)

reimaginefat:

The artist is Zanele Muholi.  How amazing are these photos?  THEY ARE SO AMAZING AND SO BEAUTIFUL.  Muholi is South African, and she photographs the lesbian community there, which is how she has made these beyond beautiful photographs.  Seriously, my mind is blown to bits. Go read about her right now!

push-pause:

cr00kedfingers:

ramones365:

what are cats even trying to do

I laughed at this for far too long.

probably my 9th reblog, which is a lot coming from somebody who claims to not like cats

metaphorformetaphor:

"What I saw wasn’t a ghost. It was simply—myself. I can never forget how terrified I was that night, and whenever I remember it, this thought always springs to mind: that the most frightening thing in the world is our own self."

Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (Vintage, 2007)

free-parking:

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Wrapped Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza del Duomo, Milano, Italy, 1970 

free-parking:

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Wrapped Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza del Duomo, Milano, Italy, 1970 

“A woman sitting by herself is not waiting for you.”
Caitlin Stasey (via funeral)