"I came to realize that far more important to me than any plot or conventional sense was the sheer directionality I felt while reading prose, the texture of time as it passed, life’s white machine."
— Ben Lerner, Leaving the Atocha Station (via booksijustread)
"Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere."
— Isabelle Eberhardt (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: letterstoimogen, via thatkindofwoman)
"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny."
— Albert Ellis (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: observando, via thatkindofwoman)