observando

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my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

these are my texts . about me . ask . submit

“Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don’t have trust, the friendship will crumble.”

– Stieg Larsson

“Knock, And He’ll open the door
Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.”

– Rumi

“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.”

– Fred Rogers

“And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.”

– Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

“Drink today, and drown all sorrow;
You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow;
Best, while you have it, use your breath;
There is no drinking after death.”

– Ben Jonson

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

“From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”

– Edgar Allan Poe

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”

– Mark Twain

“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”

– J.K. Rowling

“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.”

– Albert Camus, Notebooks 1935-1942