be humble for you are made of earth | be noble for you are made of stars

Beauty & The Universe

be humble for you are made of earth | be noble for you are made of stars

"I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world."
Madeline MIller, The Song of Achilles (via quoted-books)


"I was born into a world that had no place for me…So I created my own."
Michael Carini (via acrylicalchemy)

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"At the bottom of her heart, however, she was waiting for something to happen. Like shipwrecked sailors, she turned despairing eyes upon the solitude of her life, seeking afar off some white sail in the mists of the horizon."
Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (via seabois)

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"A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke."
Vincent Van Gogh (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: psych-facts, via thatkindofwoman)