If anyone tells you there is only one way, their way, get as far away from them as possible, both physically and philosophically.
—Jim Jarmusch (via mediumcloseup)
We’d never expect to understand a piece of music on one listen, but we tend to believe we’ve read a book after reading it just once.
—from Artful by Ali Smith (via yolaleah)
To be known so well by someone is an unimaginable gift. But to be imagined so well by someone is even better.
—Ali Smith, Artful (via quotes-shape-us)
Then he says hello and his voice is the best thing— it cracks like ice when you pour the liquor over
—Francesca Lia Block (via andsallycantdance)
I want to be untouchable and beautiful and completely dead inside.
—Francesca Lia Block (via rabbitinthemoon)