observando

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

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“When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.”

– George Bernard Shaw

“Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures with fins and gills are called.”

– Jarod Kintz

“Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.”

– Paulo Coelho, The Zahir

“Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”

– Ann Brashares

“When you’re lost in those woods, it sometimes takes you a while to realize that you are lost. For the longest time, you can convince yourself that you’ve just wandered off the path, that you’ll find your way back to the trailhead any moment now. Then night falls again and again, and you still have no idea where you are, and it’s time to admit that you have bewildered yourself so far off the path that you don’t even know from which direction the sun rises anymore.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert

“A good book has no ending.”

– R.D. Cumming

“It’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship. As always, young readers will be the real losers.”

– Judy Blume

“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.”

– Joseph Joubert

“A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading.”

– Jeremy Collier

Anonymous asked: quotes about summer and friends?

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

The animal merely makes a bed, which he warms with his body in a sheltered place; but man, having discovered fire, boxes up some air in a spacious apartment, and warms that, instead of robbing himself, makes that his bed, in which he can move about divested of more cumbrous clothing, maintain a kind of summer in the midst of winter, and by means of windows even admit the light and with a lamp lengthen out the day. ― Henry David Thoreau

I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. ― John Keats

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ― Henry James

Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself…’ ― C.S. Lewis

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. ― Albert Camus

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. ― Elbert Hubbard