dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the moment you realize that you’re currently happy—consciously trying to savor the feeling—which prompts your intellect to identify it, pick it apart and put it in context, where it will slowly dissolve until it’s little more than an aftertaste.
Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time? My greatest...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
The boiling frog story is a widespread anecdote describing a frog slowly being...– The Boiling Frog
one-mic: In an instant, you make something so innocent become intimate.
I have one of two choices — stay in the post office and go crazy … or stay out...– Charles Bukowski
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: sonder →
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in...
I like drinking coffee alone and reading alone. I like riding the bus alone and...– (via wolf-teeth)
When you stay in your room and rage or sneer or shrug your shoulders, as I did...– Jonathan Frazen, Liking Is For Cowards. Go For What Hurts.
frankocean: travel far lone wolf live long lone wolf when it’s cold, make a pact with the wind lone wolf not a pack lone wolf we see your shadow lone wolf we know the way you love it the darkness stays lone wolf don’t call or cry for it howl for the light lone wolf survive the night lone wolf.
What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who...– Chuck Palahniuk
The boy knew a lot of people in the city. That was what made travelling appeal...– Paulo Coelho
Top five regrets of the dying
nevver: I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends. I wish that I had let myself be happier. more
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.– Andrew Camegie
Jyant, Crazy For You