Angry, and half in love with you, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby   (via thatkindofwoman)

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You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love  (via thenocturnals)

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But the pleasant thing is to wake early, throw open the window, and lie reading in bed.
Edward Fitzgerald, from a letter to W. F. Pollock, May 3, 1840  (via thenocturnals)

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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Ernest Hemingway (via thatlitsite)