I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is inprobably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am I, living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it-or my observation of it-is temporary?

John GreenThe Fault in Our Stars (via feellng)

The young student sits with his head bent over his books, and his mind straying in youth’s dreamland; where prose is prowling on the desk and poetry hiding in the heart.

Rabindranath Tagore (via feellng)

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As far as I know, he never asked where she had been or why she had left and she never told. I guess some stories do not need telling.

Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner (via feellng)

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There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

Jane Austen (via feellng)

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All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.

—Ernest Hemingway (via feellng)

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In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.

—Mortimer J. Adler (via feellng)

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It was good, and nothing good is truly lost. It stays part of a person, becomes part of their character. So part of you goes everywhere with me. And part of me is yours, forever.

—Rosamunde Pilcher, The Shell Seekers (via feellng)

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There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.

—Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid (via feellng)

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[F]or just one second, look at your life and see how perfect it is. Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real life. Stop waiting. This is it: there’s nothing else. It’s here, and you’d better decide to enjoy it or you’re going to be miserable wherever you go, for the rest of your life, forever.

Lev Grossman, The Magicians (via feellng)

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There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Ernest Hemingway (via feellng)

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