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The best temperament for a reader to have, or to develop, is a combination of the artistic and the scientific one. The enthusiastic artist alone is apt to be too subjective in his attitude towards a book, and so a scientific coolness of judgment will temper the intuitive heat. If, however, a would-be reader is utterly devoid of passion and patience — of an artist’s passion and a scientist’s patience — he will hardly enjoy great literature.

→ Vladimir Nabokov (via wordpainting)

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Do you still feel that turbulence in your soul?

→ Euripides’ The Bacchae (via pleasingthings)

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Mi postura es bastante simple. Si algo sobrepasa el límite de lo que puedo entender, explicar o razonar, entonces me encanta.

→ (via huelesalluvia)

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We go out with someone, we get excited about them, and then they do something that mildly disappoints us. Then they keep doing a lot more things that disappoint us. Then we go into hyper-excuse mode for weeks or possibly months, because the last thing we want to think is that this great man that we are so excited about is in the process of turning into a creep. We try to come up with some explanation for why they’re behaving that way, any explanation, no matter how ridiculous, than the one explanation that’s the truth: He’s just not that into me.

→ Greg Behrendt, He’s Just Not That Into You (via simply-quotes)

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georgedickham:

have you ever met a person that you’re forced to mantain a level of cold civility towards but if you could you would totally punch them as hard as you could but you can’t so every second you’re forced to be around them you’re thinking of smashing their face in just so they’ll shut up

(Source: oldwomanjosie)