You can read.
Which is to say, you can glance at a piece of paper (or a glowing screen) and immediately, effortlessly take in the thoughts of someone else. The greatest philosophers, poets, scientists, novelists, artists, and world leaders in history have left the contents of their thoughts just lying around in a form that you can access instantly.
We take it for granted, but it’s really magical.
— Redditor FerdinandoFalkland (via inputmismatchexception)
"Different anon here"
— Probably the same anon (via sluttyoliveoil)
(Source: freddifish, via babyslime)
"You can learn a lot about people from the stories they tell, but you can also know them from the way they sing along, whether they like the windows up or down, if they live by the map or by the world, if they feel the pull of the ocean."
— David Levithan, from Every Day (via farewell-kingdom)
"We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine."
— Eduardo Galeano (via myprivateopera)
(Source: preppyhippietx, via parvula-boca)
"We’re fascinated by the words—but where we meet is in the silence behind them."
— Ram Dass (via lucifelle)
"Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one’s breath."
— Eve Glicksman (via the-gift-of-the-vagi)
"One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real."
— Klaus Kinski (via theguccislut)
"It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default."
— J.K. Rowling (via eachdayfromnow)
"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge — myth is more potent than history — dreams are more powerful than facts — hope always triumphs over experience — laughter is the cure for grief — love is stronger than death."
— Robert Fulghum (It’s like air)