I'm Sarah and I love words.

“I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold hearted.
I’m like a collection of paradoxes.”

- Ferdinand de Saussure.

put the flowers you find in a vase • if you’re dead in the mind it will brighten the place

“We are sitting on your bed, there is distance between us and the silence is suffocating me. I am holding my knees to my chest. My body is shaking; you are quiet. I ask you if you still love me, and you tell me that you are not sure that you ever did.”

—   Mariah Gordon-Dyke, The Best, and the Worst Day.

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“I have told my passion, my eyes have spoke it, my tongue pronounced it, and my pen declared it; I have sighed it, wrote it, and subscribed it, now my heart is full of you, my head raves of you and my hand writes to you but all in vain.”

—   John Keats.

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“Never love anyone who treats you as ordinary.”

—   Oscar Wilde. (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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“Find a purpose to serve, not a lifestyle to live.”

—   Criss Jami, Venus in Arms. (via observando)

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“People speak sometimes about the “bestial” cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts; no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.”

—   Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov. (via adenoviridae)

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“No one sees how her hands shake as she closes the magazine, lays it down gingerly as though afraid that her trembling will start an earth quake, and make the entire world crumble.”

—   Amy Zhang, Falling Into Place, (via sempiternale)

“I play dead, it stops the hurting. I play dead and the hurting stops. It’s sometimes just like sleeping, curling up inside my private tortures. I nestle into pain, hug suffering, caress every ache.”

—   Björk.

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

“A thousand dreams within me softly burn. From time to time my heart is like some oak whose blood runs golden where a branch is torn.”

—   Arthur Rimbaud.

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“When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”

—   William Saroyan.

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“To the dull mind nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.”

—   Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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“But the past cannot be changed, and we carry our choices with us, forward, into the unknown. We can only move on.”

—   Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing.

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