So much of her time spent like this: dreaming up things to say and never quite saying them.
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin (via vacants)
Aren’t our eyes made to be torn out, and our hearts for the same purpose?
― Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena (via stxxz)
So, that’s what they wanted: lies. Beautiful lies. That’s what they needed. People were fools. It was going to be easy for me.
― Charles Bukowski, Ham On Rye (via stxxz)
'You don’t understand. I’m going to be great. I have more potential than you have!’ ‘Potential,’ I said, ‘doesn’t mean a thing. You’ve got to do it. Almost every baby in a crib has more potential than I have.'
― Charles Bukowski, Women (via stxxz)