"What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams." —Werner Herzog (via elucipher)
"When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn’t that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows.Carver, Raymond. Late Fragment (via elucipher)
But it also devours." —
Kirsten Dunst as Marie Antoinette
Photographed by Annie Leibovitz
Vogue US, September 2006
"that corpse you planted last year in your garden,T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land (via xiolet)
has it begun to sprout? will it bloom this year?
or has the sudden frost disturbed its bed?" —
"Whoever said that light was life Margaret Atwood, “My Life As A Bat,” from Sudden. (via elucipher)
and darkness nothing? For some
of us, the mythologies
are different." —
"Humans in love are terrible. You see them come hungering at one another like prehistoric wolves, you see something struggling for life in between them like a root or a soul and it flares for a moment, then they smash it." —Anne Carson, Plainwater (via elucipher)
"Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where’s it going to end?" —Ros; Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard (via elucipher)
—School is important, Math is essential.
—Knowing how much to tip at restaurants.