What a terrible thing it is to wound someone you really care for, and to do it so unconsciously.
— Haruki Murakami (via insomniapit)
Lots of things resolve themselves just by being in the drawer a while.
We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.
— Ray Bradbury
And I would hide my face in you and you would hide your face in me, and nobody would ever see us any more.
— Franz Kafka (via 24ribs)
In crowded rooms they would form words with their lips for each other’s eyes.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Beautiful and Damned)
Never trust a man who doesn’t eat meat or drink scotch.
— Slot Editor in Florida
It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
— Charles Baudelaire
Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way.
— Christopher Hitchens
If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel— as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them— wherever you go.
— Anthony Bourdain
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
— Kurt Vonnegut