The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (via quotes-shape-us)
If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.Sylvia Plath (via introspectivepoet)
You leave the same impression
Of something beautiful, but annihilating.
My words echo
Thus, in your mind.
But to what purpose
Disturbing the dust on a bowl of rose-leaves
I do not know.
Inhabit the garden. Shall we follow?
- T.S. Eliot, Burnt Norton
I want to believe
Giovanni Battista Ferrari, Hesperides (Aurantium Flore Duplici, Aurantium Semine Caren, Limon Striatus Amalphitanus, etc.), ca. 1646.
The eyes of an albino animal appear red because the color of the red blood cells in the underlying retinal blood vessels is able to show through, and there is no pigment in the iris to obscure it.