"I have been ten days in this temple
and my heart is restless.
The scarlet thread of lust at my feet
has reached up long.
If someday you come looking for me,
I will be in a shop that sells fine seafood,
a good drinking place,
or a brothel."

- Ikkyu.

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"If necessity is the mother of invention, then desperation is the father."

   ~   T.D. Jakes (via kacidiane)

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"..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."

   ~   Every Day; (David Levithan)

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"Everyone wants to be the sun to lighten up everyone’s life, but why not be the moon, to brighten in the darkest hour."

   ~   My favorite quote. (via sleepy-bat)

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 110125 24th August 2014

"One day, whether you
are 14,
or 65

you will stumble upon
someone who will start
a fire in you that cannot die.

However, the saddest,
most awful truth
you will ever come to find––

is they are not always
with whom we spend our lives."

   ~   Beau Taplin, "The Awful Truth" {Hunting Season – 28 copies left} (via afadthatlastsforever)

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 557379 23rd August 2014

"You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you."

   ~   Maxwell Maltz (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
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 22459 18th August 2014

"The scariest thing about
recovering is not knowing
what the next morning will bring
because one day you can
feel like you’re on top of the world
like you don’t have to suffer
the way you did any longer
but on other days you will wake up
and look at yourself in the mirror
trying to come to terms with reality
and you can’t face the tragedy
standing before you because
you don’t want to see the look
in your eyes that says
‘I’m getting bad again’
because it only feels worse from there."

   ~   The Roller Coaster to Recovery  (via ink-trails)

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 1445 17th August 2014

"Sometimes when you meet someone, there’s a click. I don’t believe in love at first sight but I believe in that click."

   ~   Ann Aguirre, Blue Diablo (via simply-quotes)

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 228130 17th August 2014

"Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect."

   ~   J.K. Rowling (via observando)

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 4445 15th August 2014