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    "What I have loved so far, I have loved in order to be able to love you."
    Paul Celan, from a letter to his wife Gisele, 1952  (via violentwavesofemotion)

    (Source: gotwilk, via lifeinpoetry)

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    "For a person whose sole burning ambition is to write — like myself — college is useless beyond the Sophomore year."
    October 21, 1946: William Styron’s spectacular letter to his dad on why formal education is a waste of time for writers (via explore-blog)
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    "We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger."
    T.S. Eliot, “The Cocktail Party” + (via mythologyofblue)

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    "Let’s admit, without apology, what we do to each other."
    Richard Siken, from “Detail Of The Fire (via violentwavesofemotion)

    (Source: remuspumpkinly, via lifeinpoetry)

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    "You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want."
    S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders (via larmoyante)
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    "I hated knowing what I wanted and knowing what was right and knowing they weren’t the same thing."
    Maggie Stiefvater, Forever (via larmoyante)
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    "I would like you to stay
    and talk with me
    but I don’t want
    you to feel that you
    have to just because I’m here."
    W.S. Merwin, “Yesterday” (via larmoyante)
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