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I was twenty-one at the time, about to turn twenty-two. No prospect of graduating soon, and yet no reason to quit school. Caught in the most curiously depressing circumstances. For months I’d been stuck, unable to take one step in any new direction. The world kept moving on; I alone was at a standstill. In the autumn, everything took a desolate cast, the colors swiftly fading before my eyes. The sunlight, the smell of the grass, the faintest patter of rain, everything got on my nerves. How many times did I dream of catching a train at night?

—Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase (via whyallcaps)

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Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?

—Helena Bonham Carter (via qoldlush)

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Goodnight and great love to you. We see the same stars.

—George Mallory, from a letter to his wife Ruth during the 1921 Everest Reconnaissance Expedition (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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Things that shouldn’t offend you: profanity, the opinions of others, Jesus followers who smoke and drink. Things that should offend you: poverty, drone strikes, famine, daughters being bought and sold.

—Brett Thatcher (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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