"The world is being inundated by the brazen conviction that power can do anything, justice nothing."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (via communicants)
"Absence, the highest form of presence."
- James Joyce (via casualwordpunch)
"Her lips touched his brain as they touched his lips, as though they were a vehicle of some vague speech and between them he felt an unknown and timid pressure, darker than the swoon of sin, softer than sound or odor."
- James Joyce (via missvoodoodoll)
"Women shouldn’t deny their dark side. Sometimes those demons are frightening and sometimes they’re beautiful. You’ll have to approach them. Drink a glass of wine with them, take them for a walk on the beach, examine yourself."
- Tori Amos (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)