The Collection Of Paradoxes

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.

“Accepting help is its own kind of strength.”

—   Kiera Cass.

(Source: observando)

“The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.”

—   Robin S. Sharma.

(Source: quotes-shape-us, via lavrengreen)

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.”

—   Friedrich Nietzsche.

(Source: quotes-shape-us, via lavrengreen)

“I will tell you what she was like. She was like a piano in a country where everyone has had their hands cut off.”

—   Angela Carter.

(Source: larmoyante, via disneyprincessstoner)

Bon Iver - Beth/Rest (Solo Piano Version)

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Beth/Rest - Bon Iver (Acoustic)

(Source: thewreckords, via resurgimiento)


J.R.R Tolkien, looking at flowers. Apparently people hated to go for walks with him because he would stop and look at every tree for like 20 minutes.
J.R.R Tolkien, looking at flowers. Apparently people hated to go for walks with him because he would stop and look at every tree for like 20 minutes.

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“I don’t think that we really have a choice in the people that we fall for.”

—   Jenny Schecter, The L Word.

(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via requiemforthepast)

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”

—    Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel.

(Source: observando)

“You deserve good things, and I want to be one of them.”

—   Ellen Hopkins, Impulse.

(Source: feellng, via crux-of-the-fight)

“As with stomachs, we should pity minds that do not eat.”

—   Victor Hugo, Les Misérables.

(Source: observando, via crux-of-the-fight)

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.”

—   Wayne Dyer.

(Source: whats-out-there)

“Make yourself so happy so that when others look at you they become happy, too.”

—   Yogi Bhajan.

(Source: thelittleyellowdiary, via bellis-minima)

“All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.”

—   Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven.

(Source: observando)

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“Gay people who want to marry have no desire to redefine marriage in any way. When women got the right to vote, they did not redefine voting. When African-Americans got the right to sit at a lunch counter, alongside white people, they did not redefine eating out. They were simply invited to the table.”

—   Cynthia Nixon.

(Source: whats-out-there)